Enugu closes its borders after becoming the first South-East state with cases of coronavirus

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Enugu closes its borders after becoming the first South-East state with cases of coronavirus

The Enugu Government has announced the closure of its borders and markets, just after two cases of coronavirus were confirmed in the state, 

 

In a statement released by the Secretary to the State Government Prof. Simon Uchenna Ortuanya, it was gathered that the order on closure of all land borders and inter-state transportation will be effected from 6pm on Tuesday, March 31. 

 

Markets exempted from the closure include “those dealing on food items, water, pharmaceuticals, medical equipment and other basic items of daily domestic need who must comply with the standard hygiene protocol as stipulated by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), including frequent handwashing with soap, use of sanitizer and social distancing.”

 

The statement added; 

 

“All local government chairmen are hereby directed to ensure strict compliance with the closure of the markets within their respective local government councils, without prejudice to the exceptions above.

“At this…



Source: Linda Ikeji