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COVID-19: FG maintains a mass gathering ban and closes bars

The Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 on Monday said a ban on mass gatherings remained as it announced a fourth phase of relaxation. COVID-19 Lockdown Limits..

The Commission also said event centers, bars and nightclubs would remain closed until further notice.

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Technical Secretary-General Mukhtar Mohammed spoke at a PSC briefing on COVID-19, stating that the restrictions will come into effect on Tuesday, May 11, 2021.

According to Mohammed, mass gatherings are limited to a maximum of 50 people and must comply with physical distance measurements and other safety protocols.

He added that all recreational facilities, especially the gym, would remain closed until June 11, when the situation was reviewed.

He added: “We will continue to maintain restrictions on the resumption of work for civil servants under grade 12 and limit government meetings to virtual platforms as much as possible.”

“In the hospitality and entertainment industry, hotels continue to operate, but monitor all non-pharmaceutical interventions. Eating and drinking establishments and restaurants operate only for outdoor services and comply with this. confirm.

“Schools should consider using antigen-based rapid diagnostic test kits.”

Mohammed also said that a national curfew will be imposed from 12:00 am to 4:00 am, except for important service providers and international passengers who have just arrived domestically or have just traveled abroad. I notified you.

He called on all security agencies to enforce these restrictions and called on the state government to set up a mobile tribunal to prosecute offenders.

“These measures are to enable the Nigerian government to effectively fight this pandemic and strengthen and continue to protect the lives of Nigerians and our economy,” Mohammed said.

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COVID-19: FG maintains a mass gathering ban and closes bars

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