The Commissioner for Health in Osun State, Dr. Rafiu Wusamotu, has said 20 judges who recently travelled to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates are presently on self-isolation.
POLITICS NIGERIA learned that the judges had attended the International Conference in the Middle East country between March 9 and March 20, before returning home over the weekend.
This news medium reports that the state recorded its index case of Coronavirus on Wednesday.
Speaking further, Wusamotu added that the judges went into isolation immediately they arrived in the state to ascertain their medical status as the killer disease ravages the world.
The commissioner stated this at the press briefing held at Osun State government house in Osogbo, where the governor intimated newsmen about the first case in the state.
The Commissioner said: Yes, they are presently on self-isolation, I can’t disclose any hospital, it is not necessary that they go to the hospital before being isolated.
“There are many people who are even positive of the virus but stay in their homes to isolate themselves without going to the hospital. The judges are in self-isolation and we are monitoring them”.
As of Wednesday, Nigeria has recorded a total of 46 Covid-19 cases from seven states.