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Gambia: 20 people recover with covid-19, 4 active cases remain

Jun 1, 2020, 11:01 AM | Article By: Pa Modou Cham

The Ministry of Health in an update has revealed that among the 25 confirmed cases of covid-19 in the country, 20 patients have so far recovered, one death and four active cases are under treatment.

The ministry stated that there is no new laboratory confirmed case of covid-19 registered in the country, as of Saturday.

“All 31 new laboratory results received from MRCG returned negative for covid-19. The National Public Health Laboratory might commence routine testing of covid-19 samples by Monday, the 1st June 2020, after obtaining clearance from MRCG.”

According to them, two people were newly taken into quarantine, while affirming that the newly quarantined are Gambians who recently returned to the country and from locations with ongoing community transmission.

“The country currently has 118 persons under quarantine; 4 active cases and no probable case. The four patients are currently receiving treatment at the treatment centre and they are all responding to treatment and in stable condition.”

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