Jul 28, 2020, 10:46 AM
"Our attention has been drawn to an incident involving one Ebrima Sanneh of Brikama and the Commander of Anti-Crime Unit of The Gambia Police Force, Goorgie Mboob.
“All 3 decedents had their samples collected and processed posthumously. All 3 were males aged 65, 68 and 78 years and had comorbid conditions.”
Forty-nine new cases were registered, bringing the total number of covid-19 cases in the country to 4,139. “Of these, 19, 20 and 10 cases were confirmed on the 29th, 30th and 31st January respectively.”
“Over 80% of the new cases sought to be tested on account of being intending travellers who required a covid-19 test certificate.”
Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 153 cases and 3 deaths, bringing the total number of positive cases to 27,080, while 22, 863 patients recovered, with 641 deaths and 4,075 under treatment.
The 228 deaths registered in January represents 35% of total deaths.
Former Interior minister and President Adama Barrow’s adviser, Mai Ahmed Fatty, has argued that The Gambia must continue to pursue a foreign policy that “best serves and protects our national interests.”
Yusupha Bojang, programme manager, National Council for Civil Education (NCCE), has said that The Gambia is deeply divided by politics, tribalism and other issues. He added that such has the potential to cause conflict.
The fundraising of the Pastef followed by the threat of the minister of the Interior Antoine Diome to dissolve the formation of Sonko brings the debate on the financing of political parties up to date.