FG reintroduces COVID-19 restriction on large gathering
The Federal Government has re-introduced a nationwide 12 am to 4 am curfew to curtail further spread of COVID-19 across all 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
According to the National Incident Manager, Muktar Mohammed during the briefing of the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 in Abuja, the new directive is to take effect by midnight of Tuesday
He also said with effect from Tuesday, night clubs, gyms and others would remain closed till further notice.
He said gatherings of religious groups and weddings among others have been reduced to 50 percent attendance while official engagements, meetings and conferences should continue to hold virtually.
Access to government institutions would also be denied to anyone not wearing a face mask while government meetings and travels have been limited to the virtual platform.
Mohammed said government has also directed that bars and nightclubs should remain closed and the nationwide curfew will be in force until further notice.
He added that only essential international travels would be encouraged, and all existing protocols must be strictly adhered to.
The PSC member, however, stated that there was no limitation to intra-state travel.