#Headlines

Gambia records 3 covid-19 deaths

Feb 3, 2021, 11:50 AM

At least three new covid-19 related deaths have recorded, bringing the total number of deaths registered in the country to 131, according Health Ministry on Monday.

“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.

Read Other Articles In Headlines
Beakanyang reacts to alleged police brutality
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.

Mai Fatty
Mai urges pursuant of best foreign policy interest
Apr 20, 2020, 12:53 PM

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 v2
NCCE warns against deep political division in Gambia
Dec 7, 2020, 1:57 PM

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.

Ousman Sonko
Financing of political parties: A look back at an old debate
Jan 6, 2021, 11:24 AM

 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.