Sep 24, 2020, 12:24 PM
The Gambia has registered two new deaths of covid-19, which bring the total number of covid-19 related deaths to 110.
“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.
Mambureh Njie, the minister of Finance and Economic Affairs has said that as of April 16, The Gambia government has spent D143.3 million on hotel, food and other logistics for quarantine patients and purchased various medical consumables.