Jan 7, 2022, 12:36 PM
The Gambia registered 416 new cases of covid-19, according to the 415th national situation report since the confirmation of the first case of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in The Gambia, on the 16th March 2020.
A male Gambian student and his spouse quarantined on 9 April 2020 have been released from the hotel and are now back at their residence.
Another male student who was quarantined in his dormitory on 11 April 2020 was also released on 18 April 2020. The covid-19 test conducted on him was negative.
On Sunday 19 April 2020, a young Gambian male student was released after he had tested negative for covid-19.
Another male student was released on 21 April 2020 after testing negative for covid-19.
In addition, 4 Gambian businessmen, one student and a spouse of one of the Gambian businessmen were also released from isolation in their residences on Wednesday 15 April 2020. All of them had tested negative for covid-19.
Additional information reaching this ministry indicates that all Gambian students in Wuhan and other provinces have commenced online classes since 17 February 2020.
The Gambia Embassy in Beijing remains committed to assisting our Gambian nationals in dealing with any challenges they may face. The Ministry therefore encourages all Gambians in China to remain in constant contact with the Gambian Embassy in Beijing.
A fatal accident involving two motorbikes in the Upper River Region (URR) has reportedly claimed the life of one Yerro Jawo of Sinchang Yoro village in Kantora District, The Point has been reliably informed.
The Ministry of Health has said that the security taskforce and the Red Cross Burial Team are grappling with community resistance to hand over corpses that contracted coronavirus for safe and dignified burials.
His Excellency the President of the Republic Mr. Adama Barrow in his drive to reclaim Banjul City to its former glory has invested millions of dollars to rehabilitate roads, sewage and drainage system. The rehabilitation project has greatly reduced flooding and facelift Banjul in terms of access and cleanliness.