Gambia government have officially closed its borders in a last-ditch measure to eradicate the killer coronavirus.
The Senegambian region is fast morphing into a hot spot with cases in Senegal spiraling to 79 with a dozen more still under examination.
Gambia confirmed just two cases one of which being a 70-year-old Bangladeshi who died consequently.
And aware of the global death toll soaring, Sall and Barrow resolved it’s best borders linking them are temporarily closed.
However, the decision lasting for just 21 days commencing today midnight, will not affect movement of security personnel, foodstuff, medical services, related items and equipment between the two countries.