WHY COVID-19 PATIENTS PLAY, DANCE IN ISOLATION CENTERS- NCDC

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It is tough for coronavirus patients to remain in isolation centres without recreation – This view was put forward by the NCDC boss, Chikwe Ihekweazu – Ihekweazu was reacting to claims that it is now a trend for patients to play have fun in various treatment centres across Nigeria

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Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, the director-general of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has dismissed the rumour that coronavirus patients across the country play, dance and have fun on social media while in isolation centres. Speaking on Thursday, May 21, Ihekweazu said that one fact Nigerians must understand is that many asymptomatic patients are put in isolation centres no because they are very sick but just so that the transmission of the disease can be curbed, Channels TV reports

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Thus, the NCDC boss explained that it is tough for these persons to be quarantined without anything in place to help them while away the time

Chikwe Ihekweazu of the NCDC said that it is tough for coronavirus patients to remain in isolation centres without recreation.