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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

2 new Covid-19 cases registered

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The Gambia continues to register more Covid-19 cases as 2 new ones took the country’s total to 63.

One of the cases is a Gambian, 60, who evaded quarantine after returning from Senegal only to surface at Essau District Hospital a couple of weeks later with symptoms similar to those of COVID-19. He has since been admitted at the said hospital.
The second case is a Norwegian, 60, who arrived in the country by an SN Brussels flight the 3 July. She tested positive for Covid-19 on 7 July.

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According to the health ministry, 5 persons were newly taken into quarantine. The country currently has 369 people in quarantine; 28 active and 9 probable cases.

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