Gambiana

Gambia: Two test positive for coronavirus

Hopes in Gambia notched slidly down as two people have been reported of catching coronavirus, bringing the country’s number of virus cases to 28.

The pair – a man and a woman, both Gambains, are said to be aged 20 and 38. They are said to have been confirmed in North Bank Region.

Modou Njai director of health promotion said on Monday:”One of these is the first confirmed case reported from North Bank West Region.”

He added: “Both cases were in quarantine for having a recent travel history to locations with ongoing community transmission, their respective neighbours reported their issue to the COVID-19 response team through the 1025 Hotline.”

Reporting by Adama Makasuba

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