Sep 23, 2020, 11:37 AM
Deputies at the National Assembly on a historic day on Tuesday blocked the passage of the Constitution of The Gambia Promulgation Bill 2020 at the second reading stage.
The Gambia confirmed its first case of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country on 16 March 2020.
The report also registered 2 new COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total deaths to 107. At least 144 COVID-19 patients recovered and got discharged.
One new person was taken into quarantine, while 77 were discharged.
The country currently has 1 person in quarantine, 1,482 active cases, 421 probable cases and a crude case-fatality ratio of 3.1%.
Meanwhile, the Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 39 new positive cases, bringing the total to 14,568 cases, 10 756 recovered, 299 deaths and 3,512 under treatment.
Imam Baba Leigh, a commissioner at the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has reacted to Gambians calling for his resignation amidst the commission’s 2019 annual report which seeks to protect the rights of lesbians, gays, bisexual and transgender (LGBT).
The ambassador-at-large, His Excellency Vincent P. Bootes Thursday donated a variety of sanitary items worth over D50,000 to The Gambia Police Force in the fight against the deadly coronavirus pandemic spreading across the world.