Plateau shuts hospital, quarantines 29 as two health workers test positive

The Langtang North General Hospital in Plateau state has been shut down following the confirmation of two fresh  cases of Covid-19  at the  facility.

It was learnt that 29 other health workers at the general hospital had been quarantined as well.

The closure of the general hospital in Lantang North  brings to three the number of health facilities that had been shut down in the state as a result of COVID-19

The Chairman of the Lantang North Local Government Area,  Ubandoma Laven,   said those tested positive of the pandemic were laboratory scientists working with the general hospital in the council.

He said,  “As a result of this, 29 health workers in the hospital are being quarantined for two weeks while their family members will be monitored. I am appealing to the people of the local government to remain calm and heed to the safety rules already set by the World Health Organisation”

He further enjoined the people to observe all covid-19 protocols.

The state Commissioners of Health, Dr Nimkong Lar, said the hospital had been shut while workers of the affected department were being tested.

Check Also

Fuel Scarcity: Osun Govt Warns Marketers Against Hoarding, Begins Monitoring

Osun State Government has warned that any petroleum marketer caught hoarding fuel as a result …

Japan’s Prime Minister Sacks Son As Aide For Attending Party

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has said that he will remove his son from the …

Governor Adeleke Approves Appointment of 32 New Permanent Secretaries, Others. See The List

Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has approved the appointment of new Permanent Secretaries in …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *