Oct 19, 2020, 11:36 AM
Thousands of Guineans residing in The Gambia have cast their votes in the October 18, Presidential Elections.
This is according to the 138th national situation report since the confirmation of the first case of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in The Gambia, on the 17 March 2020.
The report, however, indicated that there was no new COVID-19 related death recorded.
Meanwhile, 100 new COVID-19 patients recovered and got discharged. At least 38 new people were taken into quarantine, while 45 new discharges were made.
The country currently has 122 people in quarantine, 1,752 active cases, 399 probable cases and a crude case-fatality ratio of 3.0%.
The bulk of the active cases are asymptomatic and are as such self-isolating at home pending the manifestation of symptoms, the ministry said.
Gunjur Ward councilor, Momodou Charreh Jibba has written to the Inspector General of Police challenging him to address the mobility constraint that is currently slowing the effective execution of the work of the police at the Gunjur Police Station.
As the world continues to battle with the Covid-19 pandemic, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Republic of Korea on Monday presented lifesaving equipment and Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test kits for COVID-19 to the Government of The Gambia through the Ministry of Health as part of Covid-19 response.