Coronavirus: 20 Osun Judges in Isolation after Visit to UAE


By Yinka Kolawole in Osogbo

Osun State Commissioner for Health Dr. Rafiu Isamotu, Wednesday confirmed that 20 judges from state who recently travelled to Dubai, in the United Arab Emirate were currently in self isolation.

He said the judges went into isolation shortly after they arrived the state to ascertain their medical status as the virusjravages the world .

Isamotu made this known on the sidelines of a press conference at the Osun State government house in Osogbo, where the governor briefed journalists about the index case in the state.

The Commissioner said, “Yes, they are presently in 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 for 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”.

The judges had attended International Conference in the Middle East country between March 9 and March 20, before returning back home over the weekend.