Gambia confirms five new Coronavirus cases

#Gambia #COVID19 update

Saturday 11th April 2020

The Ministry of Health has announced that the Gambia registered five (5) new laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19.

According to the release, 2 of the confirmed cases were in quarantine on account of recent travel from UAE and 1 other confirmed case was in quarantine on account of recent travel from UK.

“The remaining 2 confirmed cases are still in quarantine for being close contacts of the 4th confirmed case. To prevent yourself and your family, always wash your hands with soap, do NOT touch your face, do NOT shake hands, keep away from public gatherings, observe social distancing

For more info call 1025 help line,” the release ends.

Another public notice from the Medical Research Council said 76 new samples received & tested ; 5 tested positive ; 70 tested negative  and there is 1 inconclusive sample to be retested.

‪The Gambia now has 9 confirmed cases of COVID-19.


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