A map exhibiting Kaduna, a state in Nigeria’s North-Central area.
Safety businesses have efficiently tracked the 2 COVID-19 constructive individuals who fled their houses shortly after they had been notified of their take a look at outcomes.
Commissioner of Well being Dr. Amina Baloni has confirmed that each of them are actually on the isolation centre.
The Kaduna State Ministry of Well being had earlier warned the 2 individuals who examined constructive for COVID-19 to submit themselves for therapy on the isolation centre.
The ministry 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.
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In a press release on Sunday, the commissioner of Well being, Dr Amina Baloni warns that it’s unlawful and harmful for Covid-19 constructive sufferers to modify 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 had been duly knowledgeable that they’d examined constructive whereas on isolation on Friday.
‘’ Well being officers subsequently notified them that a staff will probably 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 famous that ‘the reckless motion of the absconded constructive sufferers isn’t solely endangering themselves however their households and the bigger group.
‘’Related irresponsible conduct by some Covid-19 constructive circumstances has been reported in one other state. It’s a sample of behaviour that have to be stopped as a result of it’s patently harmful to public security, ‘’ she warned.