Health and Wellness Minister Mary Isaac has commended the parents of a young man who brought him back to a quarantine facility after he escaped.
“Let me take this opportunity to commend the parents of the young boy who brought him back,” Isaac stated.
She disclosed that the parents themselves have entered quarantine.
Isaac asserted that it’s a way of protecting the population and loved ones,
“We cannot be taking risks at a time like that,” she explained.
According to Isaac, the authorities are securing medical quarantine facilities because of the possible backlash of irresponsible behaviour.
“That is the problem when people are inconsiderate and selfish, because what these people have done is that they have exposed other people to the virus if they are carriers. We do not know whether they are carriers,” the minister told reporters Tuesday.
She also expressed concern about reports that smugglers are facilitating the illegal entry here by boat of persons from other Islands