Nov 3, 2021, 1:37 PM
It is exactly 70 years since The Gambia held her first multiparty elections.
This is according to the 155th national situation report since the confirmation of the first case of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in The Gambia.
5 new positive cases were registered, taking the total of COVID-19 cases ever confirmed in the country to 3,569.
The country recorded 100 new COVID-19 recoveries. While 6 new people were taken into quarantine, 79 discharges were made.
The country currently has 6 people in quarantine, 1,297 active cases and a crude case-fatality ratio of 3.1%.
Meanwhile, the Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 40 new cases of covid-19, bringing the number to 14,960; with 12, 113 recoveries 308 deaths, 2,487 under treatment.
The acting executive director of the Gambia Family Planning Association, Momodou Njie, has recently disclosed that according to reports received by his office, there was a school that suffered about seven unintended pregnancies within the covid-19 period.
The Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (TANGO) in partnership with Transitional Justice groups on Saturday held a national stakeholder conference to discuss the way forward in the quest for The Gambia to have a new constitution.