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Women’s minister tests positive as Gambia records 128 Covid-19 cases

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By Aisha Tamba

As the coronavirus continues to surge with related deaths across the country, the Minister of Women, Children and Social Welfare becomes the latest high-profile Gambian to contract the virus.

Fatou Kinteh joins four other cabinet ministers and the vice president who contracted the virus.

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According to the health ministry, 30 percent of the new cases are healthcare workers mainly from the MRC, Pakala and Sharab clinic.

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