Dec 3, 2020, 12:07 PM
The Gambia has registered 2 new positive covid-19 cases, taking the total number of covid-19 cases confirmed in the country to 3,644.
This is according to the 170th 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.
No new covid-19 related death was recorded while 50 new covid-19 patients recovered and got discharged.
No new person was taken in to quarantine, while zero new persons were also discharged from quarantine.
The country currently has zero persons in quarantine, 881 active cases and a crude case-fatality ratio of 3.2%.
Meanwhile, the Senegalese Ministry of health reported 17 new positive cases yesterday, bringing its total positive cases to 15,348 with 13, 637 recoveries, 316 deaths while 1, 394 are under treatment.
The president of Journalists Against Illicit Drug Trafficking and Organised Crimes (JAIDTOC), Momodou Kanteh has praised the Drug Law Enforcement Agency The Gambia (DLEAG) for its position on drug trafficking in the country. He said the leadership at the agency seems to be committed to the fight against illicit drugs in The Gambia.
The minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure, Ebrahim Sillah, has expressed his utter dismay over the comments made by interim leader of Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC), Fabakary Tombong Jatta, that at some point Gambians may resort to using guerilla warfare to regain sovereignty from Senegal.
Residents of Kartong village in the West Coast Region have called on the Geology Department under the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy not to grant a mining licence to any sand mining company to mine in their territory, describing sand mining as a disaster to them.