Covid-19 Update:Ogun Extends lockdown for 2weeks.

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As the inter-state movement restriction was lifted,the Ogun state government have extended the current Phase of eased restrictions for another two weeks.

This was contained in a release issued by the governor Prince DAPO ABIODUN Mfr. today in Abeokuta.

He said,”we are extending our current Phase of eased restrictions for another two weeks. As usual, we will continuously review and modify the guidelines in response to data from the field and expert opinions.”

While commenting on the recent opening of inter-state movement,Prince Abiodun said the State will monitor this development to determine its impact on the COVID-19 situation and will not hesitate to make appropriate adjustment, in consultation with the federal government.

He added that schools are to remain shut,commercial activities are not permitted on weekends,churches and mosques activities will remain closed,Observation of dusk-to-dawn curfew as directed by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) i.e. between 10.00pm and 4.00am daily,wearing of face masks in the public is still mandatory,Limitation of all gatherings to a maximum number of 20, is still in effect.

Prince Abiodun also added that Gyms, event centres, cinemas, arcades, bars, casinos, nightclubs, swimming pools, barber-shops, spas, beauty Salons, and all public parks, including those in private residential estates, are still not allowed to operate, while Restaurants are permitted to provide only take-away services and should also ensure that there are no more than 10-15 customers at a time with physical distancing measures in place.

Other restrictions also include funerals and wedding gatherings should not be more than 20 persons, including family members and officiating ministers/priests,and there will still be restriction on sports and recreational activities.

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