…Bans large gathering, shuts bars, night clubs, recreational centres
The Federal Government has yet again announced another phase of nationwide Covid-19 curfew in a bid to further stem the tide of the disease in the country.
According to the Presidential Task Force, (PTF) on Covid-19, National Incident Manager, Mukhtar Mohammed, who made the announcement yesterday, during the PTF on Covid-19 briefing in Abuja, said that the 12.am to 4 am curfew has now been restored and would take effect from midnight yesterday.
Mohammed further said that bars, nightclubs, gyms and others should stop operating from today, Tuesday, and would take effect from midnight of yesterday till further notice.
He added that gatherings of religious groups and weddings among others have been reduced to 50 percent attendance, while official engagements, meetings, and conferences should continue to hold virtually, saying only essential international travels would be encouraged, and that all existing protocols must be strictly adhered to.
However, the PTF manager stated that there was no limitation to intra-State travel.