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COVID-19: Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s Press Briefing In Brief



COVID-19 Update in Lagos

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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu earlier this evening addressed Lagosians on live TV in a media briefing. While speaking, the Governor confirmed that 49 previously infected persons have been discharged in the state and a total of 19 people have been lost so far. He also added that all health workers infected with COVID-19 in Lagos are recuperating quite well.

Here is the summary of the media chat:

1.All places of worship remains closed until further notice.


2. Eateries and restaurants to open between 9am-3pm and are to do only takeout. No eat in. Also 9am-3pm only! Take note! Must wear gloves and masks.

3. Public transport. All commuters to wear masks and gloves. Handwashing equipment and thermometers must be provided. Buses to load 60% capacity. No standing. All airconditioners off! All commercial bikes suspended! Tricycles 2 passengers only. Water transport closes by 5pm.

4. Controlled easing phase for all businesses, Banks and companies are as follows. All staff will work between 9am and 3pm. Maximum of 60% capacity on ground. Others to work from home.  A NS to decontaminate ATMs intermittently.

5. All schools remain closed! Teach online!

6. Whistle blower Channels to be introduced for any one who flaunts the directives


7. All beaches, clubs, gyms, salon, cinemas, swimming pool remains closed!

8. Markets to open on designated days between 9am-3pm

9. 50% elevator capacity only

10. Funerals are permitted. Only 20 people permitted and that includes the officiating ministers. No party to follow it.

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11. Curfew remains in place as directed by the President. 6am to 8pm.


12. Review of compliance to be done again in 2 weeks!

And yes, our dear governor said 3 more isolation centers to be built. Kudos to the Governor for being at the forefront and being as proactive as he has been. Weldone Mr Governor, Lagosians are grateful.

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