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COVID-19: Bayelsa On Total Lockdown From 7:00pm to 7:00am, Shutdown worship centers

 Bayelsa State government has announced more measures to check the Covid-19 pandemic with a travel restriction from seven o'clock in the evening to seven o'clock in the morning.

The new measure which takes effect from this evening was necessitated by the need for medical and health personnel who have bèen working round the clock to take a break within the period of the restriction. 

A statement by the state task force on covid-19 and signed by the permanent secretary, Ministry of Information and Orientation, Freston Akpor says all entry points into the state from Adagbabiri- Patani, Igbogene-Mbiama, Gateway/Glory Drive-Zarama and Okaki will remain closed within the period. 

Members of the public are advised to comply while security operatives are enjoined to ensure strict compliance.

Meanwhile, activities at all worship centres including churches and mosques have been suspended with immediate effect. 

All leaders at such centres across the state are to ensure strict compliance or face severe sanctions as security operatives will be going round for enforcement.

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