President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has stated that it will impose a fresh nationwide lockdown if the rising cases of COVID-19 infections recorded lately continue.
This was made known by the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, during a briefing in Abuja.
He stated that the rising coronavirus infections recorded of recent in the country may force the federal government to declare a new lockdown.
Sani Aliyu noted that the government is very concerned over the spread of the deadly virus.
“If these numbers continue to go up and we start having significant deaths, we will have no option.
“If we do not want to lock down, now is the time to make sure that we follow the non-pharmaceutical interventions,” he said.