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2 more covid-19 cases confirmed

Jun 19, 2020, 11:49 AM

The Gambia has registered two new cases of covid-19, Dr. Mustapha Bittaye, deputy director Health Services confirmed to The Point on Thursday.

These two new confirmed cases bring The Gambia’s total number of covid-19 to 36 with one death.

The two patients are Gambians – a 24-year-old and 26-year-old respectively; both females returned from Senegal and kept quarantine on 15 June 2020.

Senegal confirms 106 covid-19 cases

The Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 106 cases of covid-19, bringing country’s total number of infections to 5,475; 17 in serious condition, 76 deaths, 3,716 recovered, 1,682 under treatment.

In Senegal, schools will reopen on 25 June 2020 for

students at Junior and Senior Secondary to take exams.

Students taking A level exams will write exams on 12 August, while students at the university take exams in September.

The 2020-2021 academic year would begin in November 2020.

The Senegalese government promised to do everything possible to fight the covid-19.

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