Apr 16, 2020, 1:30 PM
At least five-laboratory new test results for covid-19 received from the Medical Research Council (MRC) were all negative, deputy director of Health Services Dr. Mustapha Bittaye has confirmed at a press briefing on Wednesday.
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.
On Saturday 9 May, Europe day, the start of economic and political cooperation among European countries was celebrated across the European continent.
At least 43 people including Gambians and non-Gambians were reportedly smuggled into the country through the porous routes of the Upper River Region (URR), causing panic in the country’s farthest region particularly the cosmopolitan town of Basse, The Point can confirm.
AICO Samba Bah, an immigration officer from the Gambia Immigration Department has testified in a case involving two Nigerians who are facing 11 criminal charges including trafficking in person.