Corona-virus (COVID-19) In The Gambia

The health Minister of The Gambia Dr. Ahmad Lamin Samateh, has informed the nation that, the first victim of the covid-19 who was a Bangladesh national of 70yrs old, arrived in the Gambia on the 13/3/2020 via Senegal. He stayed at Markaz center at Bundung where he contacted many people while staying at the center as a preacher before confirming him positive at his death. He died in an ambulance from Bundung health center to EFSTH on a referral.

The Gambia has registered 9 posive cases of covid-19 , one died and two were discharged. As at now, there are 6 positive cases on treatment and a number of them are being quarantined for a period of 14 days.