Beaches Close Indefinitely
Police Inspector General Chris Massaquoi has announced that all beaches will remain closed after November 29 until the government declares the country Ebola-free.
Addressing the Ministry of Information daily press conference in Monrovia Friday, he said the Liberia National Police has been ordered to enforce the measure and ensure that it is not violated.Massaquoi said anyone caught violating this measure will be arrested and prosecuted.
The Police Inspector General further announced that police will be deployed across the country to ensure peace and stability during the electioneering period.
The government announced recently that beaches will be closed only on November 29, but that order has been extended indefinitely.
The government said the measure was part of actions taken to curb the transmission of the Ebola virus through overcrowding at the beaches.