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2 deaths, 145 new Covid-19 cases in five days

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By Aisha Tamba

Within the last five days, health authorities have reported 145 new Covid-19 cases and two deaths in The Gambia suggesting that the country has entered into the third wave. The 145 new cases registered took the total number of Covid-19 cases ever confirmed in the country to 6328.

The two new Covid-19 related deaths registered took the total number of deaths since March 2020 to 185.

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According to the health ministry situation report, two patients absconded from the Covid-19 treatment centers.

Eight (8) COVID-19 patients are currently on oxygen therapy while no new contacts have been traced.

Currently, no one is in hotel quarantine, 229 active cases.

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As of 25th June 2021, 31,254 and 12,303 people received the first and second doses of AstraZeneca vaccine respectively, bringing the total number ever vaccinated to 43,557.

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