Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State has eased the restriction imposed on places of worship in the state.
Adamawa eases lockdown on places of worship
By our correspondent
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Humwashi Wonosikou, on Thursday said mosques, churches and the International Cattle Market in the state can now reopen.
The statement read: “Churches, mosques and the International Cattle Market under lockdown can now reopen, but must ensure social distancing with no more than 50 at a time.”
Other measures to be taken, according to the statement, are provision of hand sanitizers or washing of hand and temperature checks at the point of entry.
The statement added: “Government now believes the contagious rate is low enough to justify cautious easing of the restriction, but warned that citizens must work extra hard on personal hygiene and strict adherence to the laid down guidelines.”
Governor Fintiri said tat the easing of the lockdown came as the state discharged 5 from its isolation centre after testing negative for Coronavirus, as the 8pm to 6am curfew remains in place untill further notice.