The Nigeria Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen has isolated herself after contracting the deadly COVID-19.
It was gathered that Tallen tested positive after a routine test conducted on her and members of
According to a statement she personally signed on Saturday, the minister said she was asymptomatic but was advised to go for the test which returned positive. However, members of the minister’s family were negative.
She minister has gone into isolation and is receiving treatment.
The statement reads:
Following interaction with individuals that later show asymptomatic signs of COVID19, I was advised by my medical team to undergo the test and self isolate for observation over the past few days.
This is to inform the general public that after personally undergoing a test as well as members of my family, my result returned positive while that of members of my family tested negative.
Currently, I am asymptomatic and have gone into isolation for the period of treatment. Please keep me in your prayers and I implore you all stay safe and observe all COVID19 protocols as we grapple with this pandemic.
I urge you all to please take responsibility for yourselves and family in order to protect our dear country even more at this time.
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