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BREAKING!! COVID-19 Spike: Nigerian Government To Go On Another Lockdown

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BREAKING!! COVID-19 Spike: Nigerian Government To Go On Another Lockdown
BREAKING!! COVID-19 Spike: Nigerian Government To Go On Another Lockdown

 

Nigerian Government is considering another total lockdown as COVID-19 Cases continued to rise.

Another lockdown is likely in Nigeria with the rising COVID-19 cases, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on the Novel Coronavirus Control has warned.

The ad hoc body working on prevention of the virus is worried that despite the second wave whose effect is deadlier than the first wave, Nigerians have continued to shun the prescribed protocols.

National Coordinator of the PTF, Dr Sani Aliyu, said the only way to prevent a re-introduction of a lockdown is by adhering to the advisories.

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Many business concerns and the generality of Nigerians have cautioned against another lockdown because it will hurt the economy that has already slumped into recession.

Business leaders have advised the government to seek other options to control the spread of the virus.

Aliyu, speaking on a television programme on Sunday, said: “If you don’t want a lockdown, the only way is to make sure we use our facemasks, avoid mass gatherings, avoid people who have respiratory tract infections, sanitise our hands and follow those non-pharmaceutical interventions.

“The very vaccines that we currently have are those non-pharmaceutical interventions.

“If numbers continue to go up, all options are on the table. There are countries in the world that have been able to control this pandemic simply by following these non-pharmaceutical interventions. They may be inconvenient, but they will not be as difficult as a lockdown”. Aliyu said cases were multiplying in recent weeks.

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– The Nation

BREAKING!! COVID-19 Spike: Nigerian Government To Go On Another Lockdown




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