Nov 2, 2021, 1:05 PM
The Crab Island Technical and Vocational Training Center at Banjul was on Friday officially inaugurated.
“This represents a 3.5% test positivity rate (4 out of 114 total tests performed). The median age of the new cases is 32 years (range: 22 to 60 years).”
At least 114 new laboratory test results received from NPHL of which none returned indeterminant / inconclusive.
The reports states that 202 new COVID-19 patients recovered and got discharged with 37 people discharged from quarantine.
“No person was newly taken into quarantine. The country currently has 2 people in quarantine, 1,063 active cases and a crude
case-fatality ratio of 3.2%.”
Meanwhile, Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 16 new cases, bringing the total number of 15, 190 cases, 313 deaths with 1,808 under treatment.
Former Gambian Interior Minister Ousman Sonko, suspected of crimes against humanity, is to stay in a Swiss jail until at least the end of October, after his appeal was rejected by the Federal Criminal Court, media reports said on Sunday.
Cannabis Sativa also known by many street names remain the most commonly abused illicit drug in The Gambia.