PRESS UPDATE: 8th August, 2020
HEALTH MINISTER SAMATEH Tests Covid-19 Negative
It is gratifying to report that the Honourable Minister of Health, Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, has checked out of his quarantine facility moments ago after his second Covid-19 test results turned NEGATIVE.
The Hon Minister had earlier on checked in the quarantine facility after three of his close working contacts tested Covid positive while own preliminary results turned inconclusive.
He retested Wednesday and his results came in last night as Covid-19 NEGATIVE.
Dr. Samateh now returns to work and wishes to remind Gambians and all residents to accept the seriousness of the COVID-19 virus.
Ebrima G. Sankareh
The Gambia Government Spokesperson