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Gambia confirms 19 fresh covid-19 cases on Monday

Jul 22, 2020, 10:08 AM

Gambia’s Health Ministry sources on Monday revealed that 19 new cases of covid-19 were registered, being the highest in a single day.

This brings the country’s total number of infections to 112 with 57 recoveries, 4 deaths, 47 active cases, and 668 under quarantine.

The government had earlier announced compulsory use of face masks throughout the country effective Friday 24 July 2020.

Meanwhile, the Senegalese Ministry of Health reported yesterday 37 new cases of covid-19, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 8,985 positive cases, 6,044 recoveries, 174 deaths, 2,766 under treatment.

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Gambia makes progress in U.S. 2020 Trafficking in Persons Report
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Banjul rehabilitation project on track Says Works Minister
Jul 30, 2020, 11:44 AM

In order to gain first-hand information about the ongoing Banjul Rehabilitation project, which is expected to be completed within three years, Hon.  Bai Lamin Jobe,  the minister for Transport, Works and Infrastructure (MoTWI), on Saturday 25th July 2020, together with some senior staff of his Ministry and other relevant stakeholders, conducted a tour of the project site, starting from Bund Road to the various streets of Banjul, despite the rainfall.

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Dr. Tangara to join OIC committee to discuss Israeli’s annexation of Palestinian land
Jun 8, 2020, 11:21 AM

The minister of Foreign Affairs will join his counterparts in the Executive Committee of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to discuss Israeli’s bid to further occupy lands belonging to the State of Palestine. This would be done through a virtual conference on 10 June.