FG puts Lagos, Kano, Abuja, others on red alert - COVID-19 third wave

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 FG puts Lagos, Kano, Abuja, others on red alert - COVID-19 third wave BOSS-MUSTAPHA



The Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, has put six states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, on red alert.

This comes concerning fears of the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic following the confirmation of the Delta variant of the coronavirus in the country.

The six states include Lagos, Oyo, Rivers, Kaduna, Kano, and Plateau.

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This was contained in a statement on Saturday signed by the Secretary to the Government of the

Federation/Chairman, Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha.

Mustapha warned other states to increase their level of preparedness and continue to enforce all COVID-19 protocols.

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He also cautioned Nigerian People to be careful as they celebrate Eid-el-Kabir on Tuesday and Wednesday.

"Following the confirmation of the Delta variant of COVID-19 and the rising number of infections and hospitalisations in the country, the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 (PSC) has put six states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on red alert as part of the preventive measures against a third wave of the pandemic.

“The states are Lagos, Oyo, Rivers, Kaduna, Kano, Plateau, and the FCT,” the statement read in part.

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It also noted that the federal government will sustain “current restrictive measures against travellers arriving from India, Brazil, Turkey and South Africa.”


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