Covid-19 Updates

President Buhari relaxes lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun

President Buhari relaxes lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun. The start date for the ease is May 4. This was contained in his national broadcast Monday night. President Muhammadu Buhari has eased the lockdown in Lagos and Ogun States as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.

Buhari, in his explanation, said recommendations have been carefully studied. The president said he also took into consideration the position of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) on ease of the lockdown.

He said, “In line with the recommendations of the Presidential Task Force on COVID nineteen, the various Federal Government committees that have reviewed socio-economic matters and the Nigeria Governors Forum, I have approved for a phased and gradual easing of lockdown measures in FCT, Lagos and Ogun States effective from May 4, 2020.”

Nigeria currently has 1273 cases and has recorded 40 deaths.

Source – Daily Post

Italy outline plans to ease the strict Lockdown restrictions

Italy has outlined plans to ease the strict restrictions it imposed seven weeks ago to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said the measures would be relaxed from 4 May, with people being allowed to visit their relatives in small numbers.

Italy Lockdown

Parks, factories and building sites will reopen, but schools will not restart classes until September…continue reading.

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