According to a report by the Observer, an employee of the Ministry of Education who travelled to her homeland of Nigeria was quarantined at home and constantly monitored by health officials.
“The Health Ministry kept constant contact with her,” the source said.
According to the source, other workers at the Education Ministry had expressed deep concerns with the woman’s travel to Ebola-hit Nigeria.
Before her arrival in the island, the Education Ministry sought advice on how to deal with the situation.
The source said that the woman, who had been living in Jamaica for years, was sent to health care workers for screening upon her arrival.
She was subsequently sent on leave and monitored.
The woman was sent on leave and monitored out of precaution.
Source: Jamaica Observer