Four Chinese quarantined in Plateau test negative for Covid-19- Health Minister

Chidi Samuel| Nigeria’s health minister, Osagie Ehanire, has confirmed that four Chinese nationals quarantined in Plateau state have tested negative for Coronavirus.

The Plateau state government last week as a precautionary measure placed the individuals who arrived the state from Abuja on quarantine.

But in a press briefing on Monday said non of the persons have any symptom associated with the disease following a test conducted by the CDC.

He said, “none of these cases have any symptoms” and that they have all “been tested at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reference laboratory and they are all negative for coronavirus infection.”

The minister further noted that the state has placed them under supervised isolation for 14 days.

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“We will continue to monitor the global situation with cases spreading quickly in countries as they are doing now,” the minister said.

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