The Gambia’s healthy ministry has confirmed the country’s second coronavirus related death on Saturday.
“One new laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19 registered, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases ever confirmed in the country to 37.
“The new case is the second documented COVID-19 related death since the first case was reported in the country,” the statement indicated.
However, the health ministry identified the deceased as advanced age with an underlying health condition – a known diabetic.
The first casualty was a Bangladeshi man who died in March.
According to the authorities, the country currently has 250 persons under quarantine, 12 active cases and two probable cases.