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100 Senegalese soldiers test positive for covid-19 in Gambia

Sep 14, 2020, 11:52 AM

The Senegalese army says about 100 of its soldiers on peacekeeping mission in The Gambia have tested positive for coronavirus.

The military contingent comprising 600 soldiers are returning home.

They have been quarantined in Toubacouta, on Senegalese territory near the border with The Gambia, as a precautionary measure.

Those who tested positive are asymptomatic. More tests were being done, according to reports. 

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