Jun 24, 2020, 12:21 PM
The Gambia has confirmed four more cases of covid-19, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 41, health officials have announced yesterday.
The 293rd COVID-19 situation report of The Gambia for the 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th April 2021 (published on 14th April 2021) by the ministry added that 2 new COVID-related deaths were officially recorded bringing the total deaths to 170 in the country.
During the period, 80 new positive cases were registered bringing the total since March 2020 to 5, 682.
Four (4) COVID-19 patients were discharged from treatment centers while 3 COVID-19 patients are on oxygen therapy.
The country currently has 374 active cases.
Momodou Sabally, the former Presidential Affairs minister, secretary general and head of Civil Service in Yahya Jammeh government has revealed the alleged planned ambush on him by President Barrow and the NIA and also the threatening audio messages by the NPP supporters.
Aron Tekelegzi, programme manager for Labou Human Development of International Organisation for Migration (IOM), said research showed that 59.6% of Gambians who embarked on irregular migration in 2018 did so as a result of inadequate job opportunities, while 21.6% embarked on regular migration in the same year also did so due to similar reason.
Officials of the company that is constructing the Basse bridge and roads have affirmed that the bridge and roads that are currently under construction in the farthest region of the country would be completed in August, 2021.