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Covid -19: FG eases lockdown Nationwide, directs, Markets,Places of Worships and others to Open

The federal government has announced the removal of lockdown in Kano.

The Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce , Mr. Boss Mustapha announced this on Monday at the daily presidential briefing in Abuja.

The details of the protocols is as follows:

  1. Nationwide curfew remains in place, timing now 10pm—4am.
  2. Full opening of financial sector – normal working hours
  3. Restricted opening of places of worship, (regular church & mosque services ONLY), to be based on State Govt protocols.
  4. Interstate travel remains prohibited except for goods &essential travel
  5. Gathering of >20 persons remains prohibited;outside of workplaces + religious services
  6. Aviation Industry requested to start developing protocols for domestic flights to possibly resume from June 21.

Hotels may reopen, Restaurants outside of hotels must remain closed for eat-in—TAKEOUT ONLY

Bars, gyms, cinemas, nightclubs, parks closed until further evaluation

All schools to remain closed until further evaluation

Offices maintain 2m physical distancing + 75% max capacity
All guidelines as issued by #PTFCOVID19.

Guidelines to be implemented/ enforced by State Governments

All permitted openings (hotels, religious services etc) to maintain non-pharmaceutical interventions (masks, sanitizers/handwashing, 2m distancing, capacity limits, etc)
Note: June 21 opening for domestic flights is TENTATIVE. Certain conditions have to be fulfilled between now & then, explains Hadi Sirika


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