The United Democratic Party headquarters will from now on be open to just twenty of its workers, Gambia News can report.
The decision comes in the wake of fears of the rampant coronavirus which is eating deep into the world with deaths toll soaring to close to 6,000 out of over 150,000 confirmed positive cases.
Governments elsewhere have taken initiative to go under lock down including Senegal who have asked schools cease operations as health workers battle to curb the twenty-four cases on their hands.
And determine not to be caught unawares, the UDP have opted to put in place measures limiting its office to containing just twenty people amid fears of the virus.
“Even at the level of the bureau, we will not have gathering of more than twenty people. We have taken that initiative and we hope government will support our that initiative by making a declaration,” Ousainou Darboe said about thirty minutes ago during a briefing with the local press in Banjul.
For a relief, the nation’s health ministry have confirmed tests carried out on two Indonesians suspects have proven negative.
President Barrow is billed to dispatch a communique about the virus at 8pm today evening.