Mar 26, 2021, 11:48 AM
Five personnel of the Drug Law Enforcement Agency, The Gambia have been indefinitely suspended after they were found to be cannabis and opium users, The Point has been reliably informed.
This was according to the 146th 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 is registered while 144 new COVID-19 patients recovered and got discharged.
No new person was taken into quarantine, with no new persons also discharged.
The country currently has 1 person in quarantine, 1,415 active cases, 433 probable cases and a crude case-fatality ratio of 3.1%.
Meanwhile, the Senegalese Armed Forces Ministry issued a communique which states 208 army personnel who were on overseas mission and returned home have tested positive for covid-19.
The ministry of health reported yesterday that 50 tested positive in Senegal, bringing the total number to 14,618 positive cases, 10,923 recovered, 300 deaths and 3, 394 under treatment.
Agritech Enterprise, a Gambian-owned registered enterprise specialised in the supply of vast range of farm machinery, equipment and inputs on Thursday, 5 June, 2020, joined the ongoing crusade against the novel coronavirus (covid-19) by donating over 2000 face masks to the National Agricultural Land and Water Management Development Project (Nema) for onward distribution to its project beneficiary farmers.
Buba Khan, former deputy leader of the opposition Gambia Moral Congress (GMC) and Aisha Jallow, former GMC’s deputy women mobiliser have all reportedly joined President Barrow’s National People's Party (NPP), The Point has been reliably informed.
The Gambia Police Force yesterday issued a press statement denying the claims that personnel from the Police Intervention Unit (PIU) were deployed to the Kanifing Municipal Council grounds to install the suspended Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Sainabou Martin-Sonko.