Covid-19: Gambia registers 12 new cases

Sep 17, 2020, 11:18 AM

The Ministry of Health’s 145th national situation report has unveiled the registration of 12 new positive coronavirus cases; taking the number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in the country to 3,440.

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.

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