Ekiti state government bans public gathering of more than 20 people because of Coronavirus spread in the state.
Also, state government orders the closure of schools in the state.
And placed a ban on gathering of more than 20 persons.
In places of worship, social clubs, political gathering, joints. And night clubs in the state with immediate effect.
Firstly, He also directs commercial drivers must ensure only one person sits in the front seat with the driver.
And not more than three passengers on a row in the backseat, while Okadas must
carry only one person each to minimize close contacts as much as possible.
In addition, Governor Fayemi who disclosed that he create a 40-man Taskforce headed
by him to effectively combat the spread of the virus in the state.
He instructs all public places must provide hand washing
implements at the entrance and exit of their facility.
He also advises market men and women to practise hand washing under running
water with liquid soap at least six times a day.
Here is Governor’s official statement
“From Monday 23rd March, 2020, the Ekiti Taskforce will give regular updates at 2:00 pm
every 48 hours at the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC),
Ministry of Health and Human Services, State Secretariat to keep the public informed of
new developments and the actions we are taking to make Ekiti State safe and COVID-19 free.
“COVID-19 is most deadly because of its ability to pass silently from one infected person to
others through virus-laden droplets of bodily fluids for up to 21 days,
And to one hundred and sixty four thousand (164,836) people in 60 days! That is why it must be contained, and urgently too!”
In conclusion, it is necessary to wash hands regularly.
In conclusion, Coronavirus started in China, Wuhan especially. The right measure is social
distancing and washing of hands regularly,
more also the closing of international airports shut down for 30 days will help the country
has a whole reduce further exposure to the coronavirus pandemic.
In other news, the Nigerian Celebrity Seun whom has been said to likely have coronavirus
after he flew in from the UK to attend the AMVCA last week had earlier today visited the
NCDC center to get tested.