Coronavirus: 27 persons in compulsory self-isolation in Bauchi

So far 27 people in Bauchi State have been placed on compulsory self-isolation for a minimum of 14 days in order to determine their coronavirus (COVID-19) status.

Nigerian Tribune reports that hose placed on the compulsory self-isolation are said to have had previous history of contact to a COVID-19 positive confirmed case as disclosed by the Disease Control Unit of Bauchi State Ministry of Health.

According to the update given by Disease Control Unit on Wednesday, 4 isolation centers have been created in Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBUTH), Federal Medical Center (FMC), Azare, Specialist Hospital Bauchi and General Hospital, Toro.

It also urged members of the general public to imbibe the culture of hygiene and hygienic living by always washing their hands with soap and clean water as well as apply hand sanitisers just as they are encouraged to report any symptoms of Lassa fever and COVID-19 to the nearest health facility.

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