Osinbajo In Self-Quarantine Over Coronavirus

Laolu Akande the Spokesman to the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in a tweet on Tuesday said the Vice President is currently in self-quarantine over the spread of Coronavirus also known as COVID-19.

Mr Akande’s tweet is coming less than 24 hours after it emerged that the Chief of Staff to the President, Mr Abba Kyari, has tested positive for the coronavirus.

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The Ministry of Health and Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the two bodies at the forefront of the country’s response against the virus, have repeatedly advised Nigerians to self-quarantine, especially if they just returned from a foreign trip.

NCDC chief, Chikwe Ihekweazu on Monday, said the nation’s major coronavirus threat comes from those coming in from outside its borders.

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