KM Mayor Talib Ahmed Bensouda has tested positive for coronavirus, the Kanifing Municipal Council said on its official Facebook page a short while ago.

“The General Public is hereby informed that the Lord Mayor tested positive for Covid19 Virus. He is in good spirits and has since been placed on isolation and is well on his way to recovery,” the statement said.

It added: “The Council hereby reminds the General Public to take proactive measures and ensure that WHO and the Ministry of Health guidelines are followed. Let’s observe social distancing, Wear face mask and stop public gatherings.”