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COVID-19: El-Rufai Warns Of Another Lockdown As Kaduna Records 30% Rise In Daily Infections

Governor Nasir El-Rufai


Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has expressed fear over the rising instances of COVID-19 infections within the state, warning that he’ll impose a second lockdown of all the state if the speed of infections continues to rise.

The Governor who disclosed this on Wednesday in Kaduna State stated he’s frightened that the speed of infections will quickly overwhelm the state’s well being system if nothing is completed urgently to include the unfold of the virus.

Kaduna State has been recording 30 % new COVID-19 infections day by day within the final two months.

El-Rufai lamented that some residents have refused to abide by all the security measures put in place by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), therefore there could be one other lockdown quickly.

The governor directed that every one staff of the state authorities should endure a compulsory COVID-19 check as a part of efforts to include the unfold of the virus within the state.

Ahead of the Christmas festivities, the Governor warned residents to have fun with warning, by avoiding giant gatherings, sporting their facemasks at all times, and adhering to different security measures that may forestall them from contracting COVID-19 throughout and after the festivities.

On his half, a former Minister of State for Health, Dr Idi Hong defined that the second section of COVID-19 is extra lethal than the primary one, therefore the necessity for the folks to reside responsibly and be aware of the hazards that lie forward.

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