A file picture of Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai.
Kaduna State Standing Committee on COVID-19 says 50 individuals have been quarantined on the Nationwide Youth Service Corps (NYSC) camp for violating the ban of interstate journey in compliance with the Quarantine Orders of the state.
This was disclosed in a press release signed on Tuesday by the Particular Adviser to the governor on Media and Communication, Muyiwa Adekeye.
He famous the arrested travellers will probably be remoted for 14 days to make sure that they’re COVID-19 free.
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“The quarantine centre obtained its first set of 27 friends on Sunday, whereas 23 others had been introduced in on Monday, following the deployment of senior Kaduna State Authorities officers to implement the restriction of motion at varied factors of entry into the state.
“Federal and state quarantine orders presently in drive prohibit all non-essential journey. Subsequently, all individuals are anticipated to remain wherever they’re till the quarantine restrictions are lifted,’’ Adekeye mentioned.
He added that aside from individuals on important responsibility, anyone trying to enter Kaduna State will henceforth be turned again and compelled to return to their factors of departure.
He, nevertheless, appealed to all Kaduna State residents to cooperate with well being officers every time they’re required to be examined for COVID-19, present contact particulars or to submit themselves for isolation and remedy in the event that they check optimistic.
Giving an replace on the COVID-19 infections in Kaduna State, Adekeye mentioned 15 sufferers have up to now been discharged and 4 fatalities recorded.