Covid-19: Gambia registers 8 new cases

Jan 25, 2021, 11:03 AM

The Gambia has registered 8 new positive coronavirus cases, bringing the total of COVID-19 cases ever confirmed in the country to 3,958.

This is according to the 252nd 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.

6 new patients got discharged from the treatment centers while 5 COVID-19 patients are currently on oxygen therapy.

The country currently has75 people in hotel quarantine, 125 active cases and a crude case-fatality ratio of 3.2%.

Meanwhile, the Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 268 new positive cases bringing its total to 24,727 positive cases. It registered 20,476 recoveries, 575 deaths while 3,675 are under treatment.