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COVID-19: FCT monitors 40 contacts of late Imo hotelier

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has put 40 contacts under close watch following the demise of the proprietor of Fancy Hotel, Owerri, Mr Christogonus Osuagwu, in Abuja.

Osuagwu was said to have flown into the nation from South Africa through Abuja. He visited Owerri, where he fell debilitated.

He came back to Abuja where he was said to have passed on of the contamination.

A brother of the perished who addressed our reporter on state of secrecy had said the network had not been tossed into alarm since Osuagwu’s passing since he didn’t invest a lot of energy in the town.

“The expired didn’t invest a lot of energy at home before he returned to Abuja where he tried positive for coronavirus and later kicked the bucket. Along these lines, we are not scared of the episode of the illness in our town,” he had told our reporter

Examination by our reporter uncovered that 40 contacts are as of now in self-segregation in different goals in the FCT.

It was likewise discovered that examples from the spouse and child of the perished had been sent for testing.

In any case, specialists of the FCT are staying quiet about the outcomes.

The state disease transmission expert, Dr Mary John, told our journalist that their outcomes were matter of security for them.

“They reserve their option to protection, so you don’t anticipate that me should uncover their status to you. His better half and child tests have been taken for tests and results are accessible yet won’t be revealed,” she said.

Dr John, nonetheless, said any of the contacts that may show manifestations would be isolated.

“The FCTA is in close observing of the 40 contacts, they are in self confinement. We are additionally in contact with the Imo State Government for the following of different contacts. Anybody that shows side effects will be isolated. We are observing the circumstance,” she said.

She, in any case, would not disclose subtleties encompassing the internment of the body.

In any case, a top wellbeing official trusted in our reporter that the body of the expired was discharged to the family after it was sterilized.

“His body was purified before it was discharged for entombment under close observing. In perfect circumstance, the administration expected to assume control over the internment customs however there is no law backing that right now,” the source said..

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