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Gambia gets 1 fresh covid-19 case, 10 Senegalese teachers infected

Jun 3, 2020, 1:46 PM

The Gambia has registered one more case of covid-19, Dr. Mustapha Bittaye, the director of Health Services announced yesterday.

The patient is a Gambian military personal, age, 53, and has returned from Freetown on 30 May 2020.

Since 17 March to date, The Gambia has so far registered 26 cases of covid-19, with one death, a Bangladeshi. At least 21 people have recovered from the disease, remaining only four active cases.

Meanwhile, the Senegalese media on Tuesday reported that reopening of schools has been postponed until further notice as 10 teachers have tested positive for covid-19 in southern Senegal, Casamance Region.

The Ministry of Health also reported 97 new positive cases of covid-19, which brings the country’s total infection 3,836. Dakar, the capital has registered 2, 785 cases, 1,954 recovered, 43 deaths and 1,838 under treatment.

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