Coronavirus: Ogun State extends total lockdown during weekends

Coronavirus: Ogun State extends total lockdown during weekends

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Ogun State Government declared that the total lockdown in the state during weekends will still be in effect until further notice.


Governor Dapo Abiodun, who on July 3 declared that there should be no business activities on Saturdays and Sundays in Ogun State for another two weeks, said it would help contain the spread of the deadly virus.


“Despite the remarkable number of cases discharged, the State Government by reason of the number of confirmed cases recorded daily due to community transmission, continues to enforce total lockdown on weekends,” the statement read according to DailyPost.


“The total lockdown will be enforced on Saturday, 18th July, 2020 and Sunday, the 19th.”


Meanwhile,the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Friday announced the confirmation of 13 new cases of coronavirus in Ogun State.


Ogun State currently have a total of 1,159 confirmed cases, 777 of whom have recovered, 22 related deaths and 360 active cases which are being managed in the treatment and isolation centres.

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