Couple with coronavirus arrested because they refused to self-isolate

Couple with coronavirus arrested because they refused to self-isolate

- A US couple, Elizabeth and Isaiah Linscott, have been placed on a house arrest following their refusal to sign a self-isolation order

- The couple said that contracting the virus has made them really popular in a way that affects their privacy

- The law in Kentucky mandates that every infected person must go into self-isolation and contact health authority if their case deteriorates

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A couple in the US, Elizabeth and Isaiah Linscott, have been put on a house arrest with ankle tags for refusing to self-isolate after testing positive to coronavirus.

Mirror UK reports that under the Kentucky law, infected people are to stay at home and call their authorities in case their situations worsened.

Elizabeth was not comfortable with signing. Isiah, on the other hand, commented on the sudden attention contracting the virus brought on them.

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"I open up the door and there's like eight different people Five different cars and I'm like, 'What the heck's going on?' This guy's in a suit with a mask, it's the health department guy and he has three different papers for us. For me, her and my daughter,” he said.

The wife wondered why the sudden interest in them, saying "we didn't rob a store, we didn't steal something, we didn't hit and run, we didn't do anything wrong."

A collage of the couple with the ankle devices. Photo sources: Mirror UK
A collage of the couple with the ankle devices. Photo sources: Mirror UK
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Meanwhile, earlier reported that a Nigerian doctor with the Twitter handle @the_drterry said that days after he started showing symptoms for Coviid-19, his test result back positive.

He said that he went through the very hard symptoms like fever, throat pain, chest pain, vomiting, diarrhea, chickenpox, among others.

The medical officer said the time was really a difficult one for his family, friends, coworkers, and the hospital where he works. @the_drterry said that he went through a tough time for 14 days before he tested negative for the virus.

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He, therefore, advised everyone out there to be very careful by adhering to all safety rules like wearing face masks, regularly washing hands, and staying away from public gatherings.

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The Covid-19 survivor said that the virus is very real, saying though he survived it, others might not.

Another Nigerian survivor with the Twitter name Oluwatimilehin narrated his experience about contracting and beating the virus.

He said coronavirus is indeed big as he appealed to the general public not to take it lightly, asking them to abide by all the protective measures.

Oluwatimilehin said that though he was asymptomatic all through, not many who were admitted were lucky.

He said that he has had to face the stigma regarding his health status, a thing he said he expected to happen.

The Covid-19 survivor, therefore, appreciated all the health officials, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, and the government for how they have handled the pandemic so far.

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