Coronavirus: Lagos State Govt Bans Gathering Of Over 25 People

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The Lagos State Government has issued fresh ban on its residents as it strengthens up its efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease.

During a briefing on Tuesday, the State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu revealed that the previous restriction of 50 persons in any gathering has further been reduced to 25.

“Let us refrain from gatherings or congregations of any kind at all times and where it is absolutely necessary for people to gather, we’re changing that directive effective from Thursday, from 50 to 25,” the governor said.

The governor revealed that the number of cases in Lagos had increased from 19 on Sunday to 29 on Tuesday bring the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 42.

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“All of our confirmed cases are at the infectious diseases hospital in Yaba and I am pleased to note that all of them are doing well and are in stable condition.

“We’ve identified other isolation centers across the five divisions meaning in Ikeja, Badagry, Ikorodu and Lagos Island.

“In fact, we are also preparing two locations in Gbagada and another one just by here at Onike, to ensure that we have a seamless coordinated approach to the quick identification and isolation of suspected cases without overwhelming what we have in Yaba,” the governor added.

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