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Gambia confirms 1 new covid-19 case, Senegal gets 109

May 13, 2020, 12:00 PM

The Ministry of Health has announced the registration of one new case of covid-19 on Tuesday 12 May 2020.

The reported new case is a 34-year-old female Gambian. The confirmation brings the Gambia’s total number of covid-19 cases to 23 with one death.

Meanwhile, Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday also registered 109 positive cases of covid-19, bringing the country’s total to 1995, 742 recovered, 19 deaths and 1233 under treatment.

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