Apr 17, 2020, 2:12 PM
Personnel of the Anti Crime Unit (ACU) of The Gambia Police Force (GPF) have rearrested four prisoners who recently escaped from the Jeshwang Prison; The Point has been reliably informed.
The latest two covid-19 cases were also imported.
They are a 54-year-old Gambian woman and a 24-year-old Dutch man.
They were onboard the SN Brussels flight that landed at the Banjul International Airport on Monday 22 June 2020.
The Gambia has so far recorded two deaths of covid-19, with 370 quarantined.
Meanwhile, the Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 127 new positive cases of covid-19, bringing the total number to 6,586; 4,291 recovered, 105 deaths and 2,189 under treatment.
Africa has registered 356,000 cases, 9,100 deaths, 171,000 recovered.
The world recorded 10 million cases with half a million deaths.
Chairperson of The Gambia Hotel Association (GHA) Fatou Mass Jobe has proposed a five-point plan designed by GHA and TTAG for government to tackle in combating the devastating effect of covid-19 on the hospitality and allied sectors.
Shyben A. Madi & Sons Ltd. last week Tuesday donated to The Gambia Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI) D1, 000,000.00 to help fight coronavirus in The Gambia.
State House, Banjul, 1st July 2020 – His Excellency, President Adama Barrow in consultation with the Ministerial Sub-Committee on COVID-19 and based on the advice given by the Health Experts’ Committee of the Ministry of Health has decided to extend the State of Public Emergency in The Gambia.
The Gambia Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday gave 1.6 million dalasis to the various area councils in the country to aid curbing the spread of covid-19 pandemic.
Yiaga Africa and the African Movement for Democracy, with the support of the World Movement for Democracy, have released an album called “Music as a Messenger of Democracy”.
BEIJING - China will provide 2 billion US dollars over two years to help with COVID-19 response and with economic and social development in affected countries, especially developing countries, says Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday at the opening of the 73rd session of the World Health Assembly via video link.