COVID-19: 29 Langtang Hospital Health Workers Quarantined


From Yakubu Busari,Jos

Hon Laven




Twenty-nine health workers of Langtang General Hospital in Langtang North Local Government Council have been quarantined following two cases of confirmed coronavirus infection among the staff.

Chairman of the Council, Hon Ubandoma Joshua Laven, confirmed the two cases of corona Virus infection and the order for closure of the general hospital

 He said two infected persons have been taken to the isolation center in Jos for their treatment and that contact tracing has since commenced.

Hon Joshua Laven urged the people to remain calm and heed to the safety rules already set by the World Health Organization.

According to him, the council instructed that 29 health personnel in the hospital were to be quarantined for two weeks including monitoring of their family members .

Laven warned people to obey the restriction order to reduce the risk of contacting the disease, the public should ;

He maintained that the council has taken measure step to prevent the spread of the disease to the farming communities in the Council.