Sep 8, 2020, 12:41 PM
President Adama Barrow has requested from ECOWAS the extension of the mandate of ECOMIG in The Gambia as he addressed the 57th Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government in Niamey on Monday.
The country also recorded 1 new COVID-related death, which now takes the deceased to 97.
Currently the country has 1,703 COVID-19 patients in treatment or self-isolation (active cases).
At least 8 people are in quarantine, while 121 new people were discharged from treatment (recoveries).
The country has so far registered 3,067.
Meanwhile, Senegalese Ministry of Health yesterday reported 88 positive cases, bringing the total to 13,743 cases, 9,506 recovered, 287 deaths, and 3, 949 under treatment. At least 33 are currently in serious condition.
Mamanding Dibba, the public relations officer of The Gambia Immigration Department (GID) told The Point in interview that 37 suspected West Africans migrants were on Wednesday arrested as they were about to embark on the irregular journey to Europe
The Beninois minister for Development, Abdoulaye Bio Tchané, received in audience on August 6 the clerk of the Residual International Mechanism for Criminal Courts, Abubacarr Tambadou where the two discussed progress of cooperation between the Republic of Benin and the Mechanism.