Apr 6, 2021, 12:06 PM
During a constructive session at the National Assembly, lawmakers on Thursday unanimously raised high concern as they debated over the rising cost of house rents in the country, describing it as irregular and uncalled for.
“All intending travellers to Senegal must get clearance certificate from the Office of the High Commissioner including covid-19 negative test,” he declared.
On Friday 16 October 2020, Gambian authorities announced the reopening of all borders – land, and sea as the country experienced decline in the number of covid-19 cases in recent times.
“For the reopening of Gambian borders; I was not officially informed by the Gambian authorities. I only learnt of this through the media,” the Senegalese High Commissioner claimed.
Meanwhile, In Senegal: a covid-19 negative test of less than 7 days is required from 1 November 2020.
A negative RT-PCR covid-19 test, less than 7 days old, will be required for any passenger boarding an aircraft in Senegal from 1 November, the Ministry of Tourism and Air Transport announced.
Senegal has been experiencing a downward trend in Covid-19 cases for several weeks despite a resurgence of so-called imported cases. In a circular dated 13 October, the Ministry of Tourism requires “a negative RT-PCR covid-19 test less than seven days from the date of the results (...) for any passenger boarding for an airport in Senegal.”
The tests in question must be delivered by a laboratory located in the state where the passenger began the journey.
Yesterday the Senegalese Ministry of Health reported 26 positive cases of covid-19, which brings total number of infections to 15, 418 with 13, 814 recoveries, 317 deaths and 1286 under treatment.
Gambian students in Saudi Arabia whose details were published by the Ministry of Health for allegedly jumping quarantine after returning from the Kingdom, have debunked the claims as “false”, saying the ministry failed in its responsibility.
President Barrow congratulated the new Portuguese Ambassador to The Gambia, H.E, Vitor Paul Dacosta Sereno, as he delivered his Letters of Credence, today at the State House in Banjul.
Mama Fatima Singhateh, the last serving attorney general and minister for Justice under former President Yahya Jammeh, yesterday testified before the TRRC, denying there was no judicial interference on her watch.