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.

Read Other Articles In Headlines
Modou Njai
Gambia records 2 fresh cases of covid-19
Jun 9, 2020, 11:20 AM

Momodou Njai, the director of Health Promotion and Education has confirmed to this medium that two Gambian males have been tested positive of covid-19.

Nationwide fumigation targeting 500 schools begins at St Augustine
Jun 19, 2020, 12:36 PM

The Gambia government with partners United Nation Development Fund (UNDP) and The Gambia Red Cross began a nationwide fumigation exercise from St Augustine Junior School on Tuesday.

Gambia struggles with elimination of human trafficking
Jul 14, 2021, 11:49 AM

The Gambia remains on Tier Two Watchlist – signifying that The Gambian government does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so, according to the newly-released 2021 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report.