Women’s affairs minister recovers from Covid


Press release

The Government of The Gambia is pleased to announce that the Minister of Women Affairs, Children and Social Welfare, Hon Fatou Kinteh has fully recovered from the Covid-19 Virus after her retest turned negative.

Accordingly, Minister Kinteh has since been discharged and is fit to return to work as she is well and totally asymptomatic.


It can be recalled that Madam Kinteh had initially tested positive for COVID-19 on 3rd August, 2020.

Subsequently, Hon. Fatou Kinteh tested negative after a repeat test and discharged from the Covid isolation Centre on 3rd September, 2020..

The Gambia Government urges members of the public to continue following the Covid-19 Regulations outlined by The Health Ministry and World Health Organization on the Covid pandemic. Hand washing, face covering, social distancing and limited social gatherings are the new normal and all are encouraged to follow.

Ebrima G. Sankareh
The Gambia Government Spokesperson