Coronavirus: 3 Chinese citizens quarantined in Plateau

Coronavirus: 3 Chinese citizens quarantined in Plateau.

Three Chinese citizens have been quarantined in Wase Local Government Area of Plateau State according to Plateau state Government.The State commissioner of Health, Dr. Nimkong Ndam, confirmed this to Daily Trust on Saturday.

The commissioner said the Chinese were suspected having arrived the state on Friday from Ethiopia. He said they were in the state for mining activities.

3 Chinese citizens quarantined in Plateau
3 Chinese citizens quarantined in Plateau.

He said the suspects have been isolated at a centre for proper investigation by health workers sent to the area.

The index case of coronavirus in Nigeria arrived at Murtala Muhammed International Airport via a Turkish Airline flight on Monday.

According to Akin Abayomi, Lagos commissioner for health, the patient spent the night at an undisclosed hotel near the airport and on Tuesday morning, he moved down to Ewekoro in Ogun.

He reportedly carried out business within the confines of the company on Tuesday and in the early part of Wednesday. The Italian, who was said to have spent the night within Lafarge premises, started to develop symptoms of high fever and body pains in the afternoon.

He was then taken to the company’s medical facility where the investigation began.

The patient is currently being isolated at the state’s bio-security facility in the Yaba area of Lagos.

Read more: https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/coronavirus-3-chinese-quarantined-in-plateau.html

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