Dec 31, 2020, 1:10 PM
President Adama Barrow's Chief Driver, Jerreh Fatty died this morning at his residence. He worked yesterday and drove back to State House a night after the Sibanor meeting with the convoy.
The country also registered 1 new COVID-related death, bringing the total deaths to 164.
This is according to the 287th COVID-19 situation report of The Gambia for 27th March 2021 (published on the 28th March 2021).
The country currently has 206 active cases, while 8 COVID-19 patients were discharged from treatment centres.
Five (5) COVID-19 patients are on oxygen therapy.
The country’s ministry of health said 5345 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 with COVISHIELD (AstraZeneca vaccine) as of the 25th March 2021.
Farmers in Central River Region of The Gambia have said they will not sell their groundnuts to government on the grounds that government usually buys their groundnuts at a very low price.
A faction of the Alliance for Patriotic Re-orientation and Construction (APRC), No To Alliance, which still recognises former president Yahya Jammeh as its supreme leader, has announced it would be celebrating 22nd July tomorrow at Kanilai in grand style.
There was pandemonium at Sare Omar village in the Jarra Central of the Lower River Region, as Senegalese Forestry Officers are reported to have opened fire on Gambians wounding one and confiscating properties; nine horse carts and two motorbikes, The Point has been reliably informed.