BAYELSA State has prolonged the lockdown of its borders for one more two weeks.
Governor Douye Diri gave the directive on Tuesday night in a press release by his Performing Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, following the expiration of the sooner two-week deadline.
He mentioned the lockdown impacts inter-state vehicular motion, closure of ingesting bars at evening in addition to evening golf equipment.
Worship centres are additionally affected as they’ve been directed to shut down and maintain providers at residence.
The state had on Sunday imposed a five-day dusk-to-dawn curfew, which took impact from Monday.
The governor famous that Bayelsa was but to file any case of COVID-19 an infection however his administration was dedicated to taking preventive measures in opposition to the unfold of the illness into the state.
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He added that the measures had been equally crucial to arrange individuals of the state for any eventuality.
“We’re but to file any constructive case of COVID-19 in Bayelsa. However this doesn’t imply we might fall asleep.
“Our administration is significantly dedicated to stopping the unfold of this dreaded illness into our state. So, we should take measures to maintain it in verify in addition to put together the minds of our individuals in case of any constructive report. Individuals of the state ought to proceed to take care of good hygiene habits in addition to adjust to the social distancing guidelines,” the governor mentioned.