Breaking: China citizen will be quarantined on arrival — LASG
By Anthony Okafor
The Lagos State Government, LASG, Wednesday, said that any Chinese who failed to stay back in China till the current outbreak of Coronavirus is put under control will be quarantined on arrival.
Speaking on the level of preparedness in the state, the Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi said that all the necessary measures have been put in place to handle any case of Coronavirus if detect in the state.
“Aside from our preparedness, we also need to stay on the part of caution because Lagos is vulnerable to Coronavirus due to large trading population between China and Lagos. This informed our decision to reach out to Chinese embassy in Lagos on the way forward.
“We are happy with there level of concern as well and they have reach out to all there citizen who travelled to China to stay back till the current situation is put under control. However if some of them choose to return, we can not restrict people movement. But if any of them choose to return, they are going to be quarantined on arrival. “