3 Ministers Test Positive For Coronavirus

3 Ministers Test Positive For Coronavirus

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Adama Barrow Gambia
Gambian president-elect Adama Barrow is seen during an exclusive interview with Reuters in Banjul, Gambia, December 12, 2016. | Reuters/Afolabi Sotunde

Three ministers test positive for Coronavirus in Gambia.

This comes days after the small West African country’s Vice President, Isatou Touray tested positive for the novel virus.

President Adama Barrow announced he was going into self-isolation after Touray’s results returned positive.

A statement from the presidency on Sunday, August 2, 2020 disclosed that the three ministers infected with the potentially deadly virus are Finance Minister Mambury Njie, Petroleum and Energy Minister Fafa Sanyang and Agriculture Minister Amie Fabureh.

Gambia has recorded 498 cases of Coronavirus with a total of 9 deaths.

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