Nov 6, 2020, 11:10 AM
A suspected group of thieves are reported to have stolen 53 gallons of palm oil from Siraji Jallow’s shop in Bansang, Upper Fulladu South in Central River Region.
“It is gratifying to report that the Honourable Minister of Health, Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, has checked out of his quarantine facility moments ago after his second Covid-19 test results turned NEGATIVE,” Government Spokesperson Ebrima G. Sankareh states in a dispatch.
“The Hon Minister had earlier on checked in the quarantine facility after three of his close working contacts tested Covid positive while own preliminary results turned inconclusive.”
“He retested Wednesday and his results came in last night as Covid-19 NEGATIVE.”
“Dr. Samateh now returns to work and wishes to remind Gambians and all residents to accept the seriousness of the COVID-19 virus.”
Meanwhile, the Office of the President is pleased to inform the public that Her Excellency, the Vice President Dr. Isatou Touray has been responding to treatment and her second sample test result which was conducted 5th August 2020 was negative for COVID 19, today, 8th August 2020.
His Excellency has been informed and he wishes the Vice President and all those infected speedy and full recovery.
The public is reminded that the Coronavirus is real and exists in The Gambia. All and sundry are advised to properly use face masks, maintain regular hand washing and social distancing in the fight against the virus. Stay home, stay safe and always act with COVID-19 in mind.
Buba Khan, former deputy leader of the opposition Gambia Moral Congress (GMC) and Aisha Jallow, former GMC’s deputy women mobiliser have all reportedly joined President Barrow’s National People's Party (NPP), The Point has been reliably informed.
As communities across The Gambia struggle to cope with challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, the youth of Sittanunku village residing in the diaspora have donated food items and hygienic materials to the vulnerable households. Sittanunku is a village in the North Bank Region.