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#COVID19: Gabon Records 115 New Cases

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 1,551,137 tests have been carried out in the country with 47,362 infections recorded while 43,264 patients were successfully treated.

A total of 115 new COVID-19 positive cases were registered in Gabon between Feb. 4 and 6, 2022 from 2,979 tests carried out within the same period.

According to the latest report of the Committee of the Plan for the Follow-up and Response (COPIL) against COVID-19, the figure represents a 3.9 per cent positivity rate.

The report indicates that Woleu-Ntem province recorded the highest number of infections with 56 new positive cases out of 1,076 tests carried out, with 41 in Bitam, two in Oyem, seven in Mitzic, five in Minvoul, and one in Medouneu.

Woleu-Ntem is followed by Estuaire province in the number of new contaminations with 53 cases out of 1,442 tests carried out in Libreville. 


Ogooue-Maritime has four new positive cases out of 381 tests carried out in Port-Gentil while one new positive case was declared in Ogooue-Lolo out of 18 tests carried out in Koulamoutou.

In Nyanga province, one new case was registered out of 3 tests carried out in Tchibanga. The provinces of Haut-Ogooue, Moyen-Ogooue, Ngounie and Ogooue-Ivindo recorded no new positive cases.

Meanwhile, no new deaths were recorded in the country within the period under review but the total number of deaths in Gabon now stands at 302 while 407 patients were successfully treated and discharged from various hospitals in the country.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 1,551,137 tests have been carried out in the country with 47,362 infections recorded while 43,264 patients were successfully treated.


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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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