#COVID19 is a respiratory virus. Because of this, as a precautionary measure, within the final 72 hours, the Delta State Authorities has acquired 19 new ventilators and a superb variety of displays that might be utilized by our medical employees within the occasion of an outbreak.
Yesterday, in a dwell broadcast, I introduced the next precautionary measures which are aimed toward defending our residents and residents of from the COVID-19 Virus.
1. All establishments of studying: Main, Secondary and Tertiary are to shut for a interval of 30 days on the finish of faculty hours at this time Wednesday, 25th March, 2020.
2. All staff on grade ranges 1 -12 (besides these on important duties (Health Employees, Fireplace Companies, Water Company/businesses) are to remain at house efficient tomorrow Thursday, 26th March, 2020.
3. Biometric operations in any respect ranges of presidency are hereby suspended until additional discover.
4. Malls, supermarkets, eating places, banks, inns and bars should along with offering sanitizers at varied entry factors guarantee social distancing by limiting the variety of folks of their institutions always.
5. Market leaders throughout our state should be sure that sanitizers are supplied in any respect entry factors to the markets. Failure to do that will entice sanctions from the Authorities.
6. All night time golf equipment/lounges and cinemas are to be closed forthwith.
7. All burials and social occasions should not entice crowds of greater than twenty (20) folks. Our safety businesses might be directed to implement this. Social distancing have to be complied with.
8. The State Authorities will instantly convene a gathering with spiritual leaders to allow us take far-reaching choices on worship. Nonetheless, all crusades and conferences have to be suspended for now.
9. All Native Authorities Council Chairmen are hereby directed to urgently meet with conventional rulers and opinion leaders of their area to associate with the State in finishing up this advocacy to curtail the unfold of the an infection.
10. All buses and taxis should present hand Sanitzers for travellers.
11. All city union gatherings or youth conferences/gatherings are prohibited till additional discover.
12. All political gatherings and conferences, summits and gatherings involving greater than 20 individuals are banned till additional discover.
With our precautionary measures in place; with all of you enjoying your personal half to maintain yourselves and your households protected; and most significantly, with God on our facet, I’ve a agency conviction that we will overcome this plague.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa