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COVID-19: Hospitals, Medical Establishments And Nine Others Exempted From Total Lock Down

President Muhammadu Buhari addresses Nigerians on the Federal Authorities’s preparedness in tackling the COVID-19 outbreak within the nation on March 29, 2020.


President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, March 29, imposed a complete lock down of Lagos and Ogun states, the order additionally prolonged to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

In his deal with to the nation, the President said that primarily based on the recommendation of the Federal Ministry of Well being and the NCDC, it grew to become crucial that an preliminary lock down interval of 14 days be imposed.

In keeping with the President, the curfew begins from 11pm on Monday, 30th March 2020.

He famous that Lagos and Abuja have nearly all of confirmed instances in Nigeria, therefore the lock down is consistent with the federal government’s focus to urgently and drastically comprise these instances, and to help different states and areas in one of the simplest ways potential.

Although the lock down order has been given the President nonetheless, famous that there have been some who’re exempted from the clause.

READ ALSO: Full Textual content Of Buhari’s Tackle To The Nation On COVID-19

Under are a few of those that are exempted from the order based on President Muhammadu Buhari.

1. Hospitals

2. Medical institutions

three. Well being care manufacturing and distribution firms

four. Meals processing, distribution and retail firms

5. Petroleum distribution and retail entities

6. Energy era, transmission and distribution firms

7. non-public safety firms

eight. Telecommunications Employees

9. Broadcasters

10. Print media workers

11. Digital media personnel.

The President famous that though these institutions are exempted, entry will likely be restricted and monitored.

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