Two people have tested positive for coronavirus as the cases of the disease rose to 49.

The ministry of health said on Tuesday a 57-year-old and a 25-year-old have contracted the disease.

The ministry said: “Cases 048 and 049 are both male Gambians of 57 and 25 years of age respectively.
“While case 48 is a deportee from US who entered the country on the 17th June, case 049 came in on the 27th June through one of the POEs (Amdalai Border Post) after having spent a month in Senegal.”