The Gambia Armed Forces units as of 17 and 18 March 2020 embarks on momentum- gaining strides to protect their personnel and those visiting military installations against Covid-19. It may be informative to note that scores of civilians living in and around military camps and installations amongst other things visit the clinics within for treatment and outpatient services.
The Gambia Armed Forces deployments cover the length and breadth of the entire country. Therefore, serving members are prone to contact which is one of the ways of transmission of the virus.
However for the GAF, its Medical Services led the way in terms of sensitization at different units and deployments across the country. Consequently, hand-washing points to enable people adhere to preventive measures being set-up. Meanwhile the Gambia Armed Forces Command prays for the swift return to normalcy with a defeat of the Corona virus.