Gambia’s Army Chief Resumes Work after Completing 14-day Isolation over Coronavirus

Gambia’s Army chief has resumed work after completing a 14-day isolation.

Major General Yankuba Drammeh went into seclusion March 17 upon being told he boarded the same plane as Gambia’s first covid-19 positive patient.

In the lead up to this Drammeh tested negative to examinations conducted at the airport upon landing from a meeting in Morocco.

However, he has resumed work after initially revealing all tests conducted on him during the seclusion period were negative.

The army chief met president Barrow today to voice the army’s readiness in the quest to combat coronavirus.

Gambia have just one confirmed positive case of the illness that has killed over 25,000 people globally following the released of two patients yesterday who recovered from the illness.

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