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Lagos State To Shut Down Clubs And Bars Amid Coronavirus Fears

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In a bid to curb the unfold of the novel coronavirus, the Lagos State authorities has determined to shutter night time golf equipment and bars.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this announcement on Friday 20th of March, 2020 throughout a press briefing in Lagos.

The governor stated that the brand new order was in place to adjust to the massive gathering restriction order which the state gave on Wednesday, 18th of March. The state had on Wednesday suspended all non secular gatherings above 50 individuals within the state for 4 weeks.

Prince Olanrewaju Elegushi, the Commissioner for Home Affairs, introduced this to newsmen in Ikeja after a closed-door assembly with non secular leaders within the state on the difficulty of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).

Lagos State additionally introduced the closure of all private and non-private faculties within the state efficient Monday, March 23, 2020. According to a press release endorsed by Mrs Folashade Adefisayo, the Commissioner for Education, stated the closure of faculties within the state turned expedient “to prevent our children and their teachers from getting more vulnerable to the pandemic.”

The assertion maintained that the “closure is not intended to create panic but to arrest the spread of the disease”.

Nigeria’s recorded instances now stand at 12 as disclosed by the Commissioner for Health Prof. Akin Abayomi yesterday, 19th of March, 2020.

According to information from Johns Hopkins University, as of the time of this writing, the worldwide confirmed instances quantity stands at 247,400 in the meantime over 10,000 folks have died and folks have recovered 86,037.

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