Twenty judges of the Osun State judiciary who recently returned from a trip to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates are presently on self-isolation.
This was confirmed to newsmen by the Commissioner for Health in Osun State, Dr. Rafiu Isamotu on Wednesday.
The judges had attended an International Conference in the Middle East country between March 9 and March 20, before returning home over the weekend.
He disclosed this while briefing the public on the coronavirus situation in the state on the sidelines of the governor’s briefing after the state recorded its first case of the infection.
The Commissioner said: “Yes, they are presently on self-isolation, I can’t disclose any hospital, it is not necessary that they go to the hospital before being isolated.
“There are many people who are even positive of the virus, but stay in their homes to isolate themselves without going to the hospital. The judges are in self-isolation and we are monitoring them”.