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Covid-19: Gambia registers 1 new case

Nov 6, 2020, 10:59 AM

The Gambia has registered 1 new positive COVID-19 case, taking the number of COVID-19 cases ever confirmed in the country to 3680.

This is according to the 186th national situation report since the confirmation of the first case of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in The Gambia on the 16th March 2020.

No new COVID-19 related death has been recorded while 4 people were newly taken into quarantine, and 1 discharged after testing negative.

The 4 newly quarantined individuals recently arrived in the country by a Turkish Airline flight without valid COVID-19 negative PCR test certificates.

10 patients in self-isolation newly recovered and got discharged.

The country currently has 4 people in quarantine, 56 active cases and a crude case-fatality ratio of 3.3%.

Meanwhile, the Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 18 new positive cases bringing its total number to 15, 668. 15,273 recovered, 326 deaths and 68 are under treatment.

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