The Chronicle Gambia

Gambia Registers Second COVID-19 Death

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.

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