The unnamed UK-based woman who became Gambia’s first positive coronavirus case could be discharged soon.
Believed to be a 21-year-old, the lady is scheduled to be released if a second test carried out on her proves negative.
If all pans out well and doctors wishes are granted, the woman’s eventual recovery would be a huge sigh of relief to a Gambian public yet to recuperate from news of a 70-year-old Bangladeshi preacher who died of the ailment. on his way to hospital
The young woman flew into the country two weeks ago on board Royal Maroc flight at a time the country’s airspace weren’t closed – a decision that takes effect tonight.
She is believed to have boarded the same flight as the nation’s army chief Yankuba Drammeh who’s on the cusp of entering his first week of self-isolation as precautionary measure.
The situation means, the initial 55 countries hit by the coronavirus given forty eight hours to evacuate its citizen from The Gambia or risk being trapped, have only few hours left.
294,110 persons are currently infected with the pandemic with 12,944 deaths noted this minute.
Africa has 1,211 cases out of which 122 have fulled recovered with 33 deaths.