The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC has urged residents of the NNPC Estate in Garki District of Abuja to remain calm following the evacuation of a Coronavirus infected person by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC to the isolation centre for treatment.
The management said the Corporation was aware of all the actions taken by the NCDC to tackle the singular case, which for now, has remained an isolated incident.
The Corporation explained that the said case, involving a non-member of staff had to do with the individual who had just returned from the United Kingdom and developed symptoms of the decease.
His case was said to have been confirmed positive by the NCDC after undergoing a laboratory test and in line with approved protocol, all residents of the affected apartment were moved out and placed in isolation while the apartment and adjoining areas were disinfected to eliminate the chances of community infection.
The NNPC advised the Estate members to ensure strict adherence to all NCDC prescribed safety measures designed to tackle the global Coronavirus pandemic.