Lagos state to begin curfew on Sunday over COVID-19

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Lagos state to begin curfew on Sunday over COVID-19 in order to stop the spread of the dreaded coronavirus in the state

Lagos state governor Sanwo-Olu has directed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Lagos starting from Sunday to allow the state to carry out a comprehensive disinfection of the state

Sanwo-Olu said Lagos state would close the domestic airports as Lagos state to begin curfew on Sunday in the state.

He said:

“I am hereby directing a statewide curfew from 8pm to 6am, starting from Sunday until further notice. This is to enable us to carry out comprehensive disinfection of the Lagos Metropolis.

“I am pleased to note that we have taken possession of over 200 disinfecting machines, and starting today, we will be disinfecting all major highways, bus stops, markets, parks, and other public areas.

“With effect from Sunday, we will be closing the domestic airport in Lagos, the General Aviation Terminal and the MM2. All movements in and out of Lagos through the two domestic terminals will, therefore, be suspended from Sunday for two weeks in the first instance. The only exceptions will be flights carrying essential supplies and those on emergency operations.”

The governor added that travelling in and out of Lagos would be banned from Sunday to prevent the virus from spreading

He also added that all inter-state motor parks should shut down compulsorily for two weeks

Lagos state to begin curfew on Sunday which will take effect from Sunday to avoid the virus spreading further in the state with 11 new cases now confirmed by the NCDC

There have now been over 97 total confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country with a lead in Abuja and Lagos states respectively

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