Bantaba in Cyberspace
Bantaba in Cyberspace
Home | Profile | Register | Active Topics | Active Polls | Members | Private Messages | Search | FAQ | Invite a friend
Username:
Password:
Save Password
Forgot your Password?

 All Forums
 Health and Nutrition Forum
 Health and Nutrition
 Press release: UPDATE ON QUARANTINE AND TESTING
 New Topic  Reply to Topic
 Printer Friendly
| More
Author Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  

Momodou



Denmark
9988 Posts

Posted - 06 Jan 2021 :  16:11:26  Show Profile Send Momodou a Private Message  Reply with Quote
PRESS RELEASE

5th January, 2021

UPDATE ON THE QUARANTINE AND TESTING GUIDANCE FOR PEOPLE ENTERING THE COUNTRY


The Ministry of Health wishes to inform the public that there is an update on the testing guidance for passengers coming into the country.

As we monitor the progress on the pandemic, there is a fast-spreading new strain of the coronavirus which has emerged in the UK and now in many other countries. Its potential implications for public health have begun to be examined, according to a report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

Thus, all travelers coming from hotspot countries where the new strain of coronavirus has been identified will undergo sample taking and testing upon arrival in the country in addition to having a valid COVID-19 PCR test results of 72hrs. These travelers must undergo mandatory quarantine at their own cost. Samples that are found positive upon their testing on arrival in The Gambia, will have the virus strain sequenced to confirm the genome.

All other travelers from countries not identified as hotspot for the new strain of COVID-19 must provide a valid negative PCR test to go on home isolation. Effective 9th January, 2021 the hot spot countries that these restrictions will apply to are as follows (additional countries could be added at the discretion of the Ministry of Health):

United Kingdom
Belgium
Italy
USA
France
Japan
Singapore
Spain
South Africa
South Korea
Sweden
Jordan
Lebanon
The Netherlands
Turkey
Norway
India
Pakistan
Chile
Switzerland
Denmark

The Ministry of Health seeks compliance of the public to this order.

Honourable Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh
Minister of Health

A clear conscience fears no accusation - proverb from Sierra Leone
  Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
 New Topic  Reply to Topic
 Printer Friendly
| More
Jump To:
Bantaba in Cyberspace © 2005-2020 Nijii Go To Top Of Page
This page was generated in 0.03 seconds. User Policy, Privacy & Disclaimer | Powered By: Snitz Forums 2000 Version 3.4.06