Coronavirus Lockdown: Adamawa lifts restriction on Churches, Mosques, Cattle markets

Governor Umaru Fintiri of  Adamawa state has lifted the restriction on “Churches, Mosques and the international Cattle Markets”, order them to re-open but ensure social distancing.

In a statement by Governor of Adama state’s Press Secretary, Humwashi Wonosikou, “Churches, Mosques and the international Cattle Markets under lockdown can now reopen, but must ensure social distancing with not more than 50 people at a time.”

It also said other measures include the provision of hand sanitizers or washing of hands and temperature checks at the point of entry.

“Government now believes the contagious rate is low enough to justify a cautious easing of the restriction”.

However, citizens were warned to work extra hard on personal hygiene and strict adherence to laid down guidelines.

He also announced the discharge of five COVID-19 patients from the state isolation centres after testing negative for the virus.

See press statement released below.

In other news, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 193 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country. This brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 5,162.

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