Senegal seems hit hard by the pandemic sweeping through the world with 12 new cases of the coronavirus emerging today.
The French-speaking nation are grappling with the virus understandably causing alarm amongst the public.
In a move to curb the menace, the Senegalese government has taken initiative to close its borders with the Gambia on mutual consent for 21 days.
Latest emerging there this minute is declaration of a state of emergency as figures of infected people jumps to 79 with twelve others getting contacted with the disease today alone.
It followed the examination of sixty people according to Macky Sall’s health minister Abdoulaye Diouf.
In about two hours Gambia’s borders with Senegal will close with only security personnel and goods allowed in or out.