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Covid-19: Gambia registers 10 new cases

Sep 25, 2020, 12:48 PM

The 152nd 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 has reported 10 new positive cases, taking the number of COVID-19 cases ever confirmed in the country to 3,552.

 No new COVID-19 related death was registered while 1 new patient recovered and got discharged.

67 people were taken into quarantine, with 1 discharged according to the country’s ministry of health.

The newly quarantined are Gambian military personnel who just returned from the restive Sudanese region of Darfur.

The country currently has 67 persons in quarantine, 1,430 active cases and a crude case-fatality ratio of 3.1%.

Meanwhile, the Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday confirmed the registration of 21 new positive cases, bringing its total number to 14, 816 positive cases; 11, 818 recovered, 304 deaths, and 2, 693 under treatment.

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