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Coronavirus: I’m On Self-Isolation, Not Quarantine, Says NCDC DG

Coronavirus: I’m On Self-Isolation, Not Quarantine, Says NCDC DG The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Mr Chikwe Ihekweazu, has said that he is on self-isolation, and not quarantine as reported, over fears of being infected with Coronavirus. The NCDC DG who was part of a high-level delegation by the World Health Organisation (WHO), returned from China on February 24. His response comes hours after the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, briefed the senate leadership on Tuesday that the NCDC DG is currently under self-quarantine for possible infection of the deadly coronavirus.