Delta Imposes Curfew To Check Surge In COVID-19 Infections

Delta Imposes Curfew To Check Surge In COVID-19 Infections
Ifeanyi Okowa

Following the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the State, Delta State Government has imposed curfew in the state to check the surge.

The curfew is scheduled to be in effect from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. daily, from January 29.

This was announced in a statement signed by the Secretary to State Government, Chiedu Ebie.

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The statement said the action was in line with a nationwide curfew imposed by the federal government for the same hours.

“In view of this, the State Government wishes to reiterate that the guidelines earlier issued on the closure of night clubs across the state still subsists and should be complied with,” the statement said.

Delta State has recorded a total of 2,300 COVID-19 cases as of January 28, according to data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

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