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Kaduna Govt Declares Two Run-Away COVID-19 Patients Wanted

A file photograph of Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai.


The Kaduna State Ministry of Well being has warned two individuals who examined constructive for COVID-19 to submit themselves for therapy on the isolation centre.

The ministry has additionally mandated safety brokers to trace and fish out the 2 individuals earlier than they unfold the virus to different members of the general public.

In an announcement on Sunday, the commissioner of Well being, Dr Amina Baloni warns that it’s unlawful and harmful for Covid-19 constructive sufferers to change off their telephones and make themselves inaccessible to well being authorities after being notified of their take a look at outcomes.’’

Dr Baloni disclosed that two individuals have been duly knowledgeable that that they had examined constructive whereas on isolation on Friday.

‘’ Well being officers subsequently notified them workforce might be coming to convey them to the isolation centre for therapy. These individuals subsequently switched off their telephones and have remained incommunicado,’’ she revealed.

The Well being Commissioner notes that ‘the reckless motion of the absconded constructive sufferers shouldn’t be solely endangering themselves however their households and the bigger neighborhood.

‘’Related irresponsible conduct by some Covid-19 constructive circumstances has been reported in one other state. It’s a sample of behaviour that should be stopped as a result of it’s patently harmful to public security, ‘’ she warns.

Based on the Commissioner, ‘’ particulars of the 2 individuals concerned have been communicated to the safety companies for monitoring and surveillance.

”Members of the general public who could have related info on the whereabouts of those individuals are urged to promptly contact the authorities,” she pleaded.

Dr Baloni reiterates that Covid-19 shouldn’t be a loss of life sentence, including that ‘’individuals who obtain therapy promptly have the next likelihood of defeating the illness.

‘’Twelve individuals have to this point been discharged in Kaduna State after receiving therapy and our well being professionals are working onerous for the restoration of different sufferers.

”Nonetheless, constructive however asymptomatic individuals and untreated Covid-19 circumstances have a excessive likelihood of infecting others and endangering their well-being, she argued.

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