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#COVID19: Gabon Conducts 1.5 Million Tests In 2 Years

Since Gabon reported its first COVID-19 case, the country has recorded 303 deaths and 244 COVID-19 recoveries.

A total of 1,584,243 COVID-19 tests have been carried out on a corresponding number of Gabonese in the last two years since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

More than half of the people tested were in Libreville, the epicentre of the pandemic which hosts the biggest analyses laboratory, the Laboratoire Prof. Gadouma.

The Gabonese capital accounts for a total of 34,776 confirmed coronavirus cases out of the national total positive cases of 47,570 recorded so far.

The country has recorded 303 deaths and 244 persons successfully treated of the virus.


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Chief Bisong Etahoben

Chief Bisong Etahoben is a Cameroonian investigative journalist and traditional ruler. He writes for international media and has participated in several transnational investigations. Etahoben won the first-ever Cameroon Investigative Journalist Award in 1992. He serves as a member of a number of international investigative journalism professional bodies including the Forum for African Investigative Reporters (FAIR). He is HumAngle's Francophone and Central Africa editor.

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