The Ministry of Health said that Western 1 Health Region has a disproportionately higher number of cases than all the health regions.

The ministry stated that it has launched a house-to-house vaccination campaign for Kombos and West Coast Region in a bid to ensure everyone is vaccinated against the coronavirus.

 “As of 14th December 2021, Data from WHO novel coronavirus dashboard and European CDC situation report Western 1 Health Region has a disproportionately higher number of cases than all the health regions,”the ministry said.

“No new COVID-19-related deaths registered, bringing the total to 342 (Crude Case-Fatality Ratio, 3.4%). 

“No new cases were registered (Cumulative cases 10,045) The test positivity rate is 0.0% (0/191), NPHL –181 (0 positives) and MRCG – 10 (0 Positives)

One (1) case is currently on oxygen therapy. 

Two (2) cases were discharged after at least 10 days from the day they tested positive but evaded institutional isolation and zero (0) from COVID-19 treatment centre,” the ministry added.

Meanwhile, the ministry also continued: “This is the 407th national situation report since the confirmation of the first case of the coronavirus disease. (COVID-19) in The Gambia, on the 16th March 2020. No new COVID-19-related death registered, bringing the total to 342 (Crude Case-Fatality Ratio.

Reporting by Adama Makasuba

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