Jun 23, 2020, 12:58 PM
Despite the closure of all Gambian border entry points, people still move freely between The Gambia and Senegal.
Sources emanating from the from the Ministry of Health have confirmed that The Gambia has two new cases of covid-19,bringing the country's total number of infection to 63
The two patients were a Gambia male, age, 60, who has just returned from Senegal and a Norwegian female, age,60,who arrived with the SN Brussels on 3 july 2020
Senegal confirms 110 new covid-19 cases
The Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 110 positive cases of covid-19, bringing the country’s total infections to 7,657 with 5,097 recovered and 2,418 under treatment.
Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, Minister of Health has said that The Gambia right now has been one of the best performing countries when it comes to the containment of covid-19. He, however, admitted that even in the face of good performance, they struggled to contain the disease.
John Charles Njie, chairman of Association of Non-Governmental Organisation (TANGO) has slammed Dr. Isatou Touray, Vice President of the Republic of The Gambia for keeping silent over the case involving Madi Jobarteh, a prominent human right activist.
Agritech Enterprise, a Gambian-owned registered enterprise specialised in the supply of vast range of farm machinery, equipment and inputs on Thursday, 5 June, 2020, joined the ongoing crusade against the novel coronavirus (covid-19) by donating over 2000 face masks to the National Agricultural Land and Water Management Development Project (Nema) for onward distribution to its project beneficiary farmers.
An anonymous witness yesterday testified before the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission (TRRC), saying she remembered that at least two people had died during the former President, Yahya Jammeh's HIV/AIDS Alternative Treatment. She added that seven other people died after the treatment.
Hon. Justice Z. Jawara Alami of the High Court in Banjul has sentenced one Malick Njie, a taxi driver who rapped a girl, 15, four times to three years in imprisonment with hard labor.