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Face Masks Now Optional, COVID-19 Restrictions To Go Soon – FG
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Face Masks Now Optional, COVID-19 Restrictions To Go Soon – FG

COVID-19 The Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 has said the use of face masks in public places is now optional, while the decision on the final relaxation of measures will be taken after Easter. The Head of the Technical Secretariat, who also doubles as the Secretary of the PSC on COVID-19, Dr Muktar Muhammed, disclosed this in an interview with The PUNCH in Abuja. Countries across the world have started relaxing COVID-19 measures. Recently, Ghana, a West African country, announced that the use of face masks was no longer mandatory. Nigeria has continued to witness a drop in the number of daily COVID-19 cases. The PSC also announced that it would stop demanding proof of PCR tests from fully vaccinated travellers. Muhammed stated, “We are easing up ...
COVID-19: FG extends Work-from-home Directive for Workers tíll June 11
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COVID-19: FG extends Work-from-home Directive for Workers tíll June 11

As part of measures aimed at preventing the spread of deadly strains of COVID-19 in the country, the Federal Government on Monday extended its work-from-home directive for civil servants on Grade Level 12 and below. According to the Presidential Steering Committee On COVID-19 domiciled in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, civil servants will continue to work from home till June 11, 2021, after which the directive may be reviewed. Amid concerns about deadly COVID-19 strains in India, South Africa, Turkey and Brazil, the government also reintroduced some measures which were put in place during the second COVID-19 wave in Nigeria which include restricted gatherings at worship centres and banned night clubs. It was earlier reported that the World Health ...
COVID-19: SGF Boss Mustapha Goes into Isolation
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COVID-19: SGF Boss Mustapha Goes into Isolation

The Secretary of the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has gone into self-isolation after some members of his household tested positive for COVID-19. Mustapha, who is also the chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday. The statement read, “I would like to inform the general public that some members of my household tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday evening. “Although they are currently asymptomatic, they have been isolated and are receiving care in one of the government treatment centres. “My wife and I tested negative, but will remain in self-isolation and work from home according to protocols by the health authorities. “I would like to remind all Nigerians that COVID-19 is real. As the Nigeria Centre for Dis...