JUST IN: FG considers lockdown of 18 local govt areas [SEE IF YOURS IS INCLUDED]

COVID-19 Lockdown

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The Federal Government may consider a lockdown of the 18 Local Government Areas considered to account for 60 per cent of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria in the next phase of eased lockdown in the country.

 

NEWS FLAKES NG reports that the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, gave the indication in an interview with news men after leading some members of the task force to brief President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Monday.

 

Mustapha, who is the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, said affected state governments would implement what he called “precision lockdown.”

 

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While noting that the nation has not reached its peak as far as confirmed cases were concerned, he urged all stakeholders to ensure compliance with all non-pharmaceutical interventions.

 

He also gave an insight into the reason behind the low fatality rate in Nigeria, saying 80% of the infections are in the age bracket of 31 to 40 years, which he described as a very active part of the population.

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According to data earlier released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, 11 out of the 20 local government areas that account for 60 per cent of the cases are in Lagos State.

 

The report listed the councils to include that Lagos Mainland Local Government Area, Abuja Municipal Area Council, Mushin Local Government Area,  Eti-Osa Local Government Area in Lagos and Tarauni Local Government Area in Kano State.

 

Data obtained from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control by The PUNCH as on June 2 Local Government Areas in Lagos and Abuja have recorded most COVID-19 cases in Nigeria.

 

Here is the list of the 20 Local Governments, according to the NCDC’s Situation Report 91 for June 2 as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG:

 

1 – Lagos – Lagos Mainland LG

 

2 – Abuja – Abuja Municipal

 

3 – Lagos – Mushin

 

4 – Lagos – Eti-Osa

 

5 – Kano – Tarauni

 

6 – katsina – Katsina

 

7 – Lagos – Alimosho

 

8 – Borno – Maiduguri

 

9 – Lagos – Kosofe

 

10 – Jigawa – Dutse

 

11 – Lagos – Ikeja

 

12 – Kano – Nassarawa

 

13 – Lagos – Oshodi/Isolo

 

14 – Lagos – Apapa

 

15 – Lagos – Amuwo Odofin

 

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16 – Edo – Oredo

 

17 – Bauchi – Bauchi

 

18 – Lagos – Lagos Island

 

19 – Lagos – Surulere

 

20 – Ogun – Ado Odo/Ota

 

Recall that NEWS FLAKES NG had earlier reported that the Federal Government would tomorrow, Tuesday June 30, 2020, announce the next phase of eased lockdown across the country. 

 

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