Jul 21, 2020, 10:43 AM
The community of Jambanjelly has blamed the government of President Adama Barrow for what it alleged as poor drainage construction on the newly commissioned Sukuta-Jabang road.
The Ministry revealed that community transmission of coronavirus has now become a challenge, and thus requires ‘stringent’ lockdown measures to stem the virus from further spreading.
The Ministry on Wednesday released its situation report No. 103 where it confirmed the discovery of 14 new cases – most of them employees of Medicare Clinic.
In the report, the Health Ministry said “over 85% of the new cases have had no recent travel history and no known contact with an imported COVID-19 case – this is indicative of the existence of pervasive community transmission”.
And touting community transmission as a challenge, the ministry suggested the “imposition of stringent lockdown measures in both Western 1 and 2 regions in order to curb the spread of the virus”.
State Counsel A.M. Yusuf yesterday told the High Court in Banjul before Justice Ebrima Jaiteh that the prosecution would call three more witnesses in the murder case involving Yankuba Touray. He added that they received a call from the TRRC that they are putting more effort to produce the statement requested by Defence Counsel Sissoho.
Health Minister Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh has given a rare insight into the country’s Health Ministry, citing a string of abnormalities due to the bad system inherited by the current government.
The Gambia has so far received 199,570,000 million dollars, an equivalent of 9,455,207,500 dalasis of the pledges made to the National Development Plan, the Finance and Economic Affairs Minister told Members of the National Assembly on Wednesday.