NCDC Chairman: Its Very Difficult To Isolate People Without Symptoms

Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Director General of Nigeria Centre of Disease Control has said its very difficult to keep people who are infected with Coronavirus but shows zero symptoms of the disease in isolation centres.

Dr. Chikwe who made this statement in Abuja during a briefing of Task Force of COVID-19 , adding that no special treatment is being given to those in isolation centres that they are all treated equally and respectfully.

“When you are physically well and still infected, it makes it difficult to stay in a room. We urge them to use their phones to make contact with their families and friend” said Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, the NCDC Director General.The NCDC Boss has also said arrangements are being made to allow victims to come out once in a while to receive fresh air under controlled and well supervised circumstances so they can bear the period of their stay in the isolation centre.

According to the NCDC Boss, there is no specific period or time frame for those in isolation saying they would have to remain at the centre until their result comes out negative before they can be allowed to go with further test still carried out.

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