FG Set To Impose Fresh Nationwide COVID-19 Lockdown

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FG Set To Impose Fresh Nationwide COVID-19 Lockdown.

The Federal Government of Nigeria has said it will impose a fresh nationwide lockdown if the rising cases of COVID-19 infections recorded lately continue.

This was made known by the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, during a briefing in Abuja Gistlover reports.

According to the PTF Coordinator, the rising coronavirus infections recorded of recent in the country may force the federal government to declare a new lockdown.

Sani Aliyu noted that the government is very concerned over the spread of the deadly virus.

 “If these numbers continue to go up and we start having significant deaths, we will have no option. If we do not want to lock down, now is the time to make sure that we follow the non-pharmaceutical interventions,” he said.

The PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, further said:

 “The Presidential Task Force is very concerned about the increasing daily numbers that we are recording.

 “On 6th of January 2021, we recorded 1,664 infections. This is yet another all-time high in Nigerian and we must all take full responsibility through compliance and vigilance.”

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