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COVID-19: All Visiting Health Workers From China Are Negative – Ehanire


The 15-man medical workforce which arrived in Nigeria from China on April eight, have all examined detrimental to the coronavirus, following the obligatory 14-day quarantine.

The Minister for Well being, Osagie Ehanire, disclosed this on Tuesday through the Presidential Job Pressure briefing on COVID-19.

Information that the Chinese language consultants had been coming into the nation had break up opinion, however the Federal Authorities defined that they might complement ongoing efforts to deal with the pandemic.

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They, nevertheless, needed to absolutely observe the protocols put in place by the Nigeria Middle for Illness Management (NCDC).

Days later, the Chinese language Ambassador to Nigeria, Zhou Pingjian, additionally confirmed that they had been adhering to the protocols

Past that, he additionally defined the particular mandate of the workforce on the sidelines of a gathering with the Speaker of the Home of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, over the maltreatment of Nigerians in China.

“They are on 100 percent quarantine. The NCDC has been there twice; they have to follow the protocol. They are here to deliver medical supplies and on the advisory role only, which is a prevention working group on COVID-19. They will do nothing like practicing as doctors,” Pingjian stated.

At Tuesday’s briefing, nevertheless, the Well being Minister confirmed that they’ve all examined detrimental and can go on to face the duty they’d been invited for.

“The Chinese persons who came in, tests have been done after their 14-day quarantine all of them were negative so the Federal Ministry of Health is done with that particular case,” Ehanire stated.


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