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Social Distancing: Edo Govt Bans Street Trading

 

Edo State authorities on Thursday introduced the ban on road buying and selling throughout the state because it continues to limit motion and implement social distancing within the state.

That is coming as a part of measures to include the unfold of Coronavirus within the state, which sadly is among the many worst hit within the nation with 15 confirmed circumstances up to now.

The state deputy governor and Chairman, the technical committee of Edo State’s COVID-19 taskforce, Philip Shaibu who made the announcement whereas briefing journalists, stated the state authorities will proceed to take selections in one of the best curiosity of the folks.

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“As part of these measures, we hereby announce a ban on street trading to restrict contacts among people and enforce social distancing. This is in the light of the fact that markets have been moved to public school premises to facilitate trading in essential commodities such as foodstuffs and medicine,” he stated.

The Well being Commissioner, Patrick Okundia additionally on the occasion introduced that the state authorities will start screening for residents beginning with 10 devoted centres in Oredo Native Authorities Space of the state.

In line with him, the state authorities has arrange screening centres throughout Oredo together with six major healthcare centres and 4 non-public hospitals to actualise plans to display 500,000 individuals with the final word objective of testing 5,000

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