GAMBIAN SOLDIER TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19
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The Gambia yesterday confirmed a new Coronavirus case, making the toll of infection to 26.
As said by the health ministry, the newly recorded case is a 43-year-old Gambian soldier who has been in isolation recently after coming back from his trip to Sierra Leone, Guinea and Senegal with four of his colleagues which tested negative.
The soldier was tested first tested positive for the virus in Sierra Leone.
There is also one potential case, an 11-year-old who currently came home from the US.
The ministry also disclosed that 7 new persons have been taken into isolation for coming from countries with continuing community channelling of the virus..
The Gambia at the moment has 121 persons under quarantine, with 4 ongoing cases and 21 recoveries.