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Covid-19: Gambia registers 29 new cases

Sep 14, 2020, 11:06 AM

The Gambia’s Ministry of Health has announced the registration of 29 new positive coronavirus cases, taking the total of COVID-19 cases ever confirmed in the country to 3,405.

The 143rd national situation report since the confirmation of the first case of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in The Gambia on the 16 March 2020 also reported 1 new COVID-19 related death, bringing the total deaths to 103.

According to the report, 106 new COVID-19 patients recovered and got discharged.

The country currently has 77 people in quarantine, 1,579 active cases, 440 probable cases and a crude case-fatality ratio of 3.0%.

Meanwhile, the Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 43 cases which bring its total cases to 14,520 with 297 deaths, 33 in serious condition and 3,462 under treatment.

Globally 28.8 million people have tested positive while 921,000 died from the virus.

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