The Osun State Authorities launched extra COVID-19 pointers on Wednesday, saying the aim was to implement non-pharmaceutical security protocols to guard state residents from the virus.
In a press release by the Secretary of State for Authorities, Prince Wole Oyebamiji, the federal government has banned events, restricted conferences and reintroduced the curfew.
He stated that no social occasion may occur with out authorities approval.
“No social gathering (having obtained approval) can have greater than 50 members. All registration for social occasions should present the dedication that the organizers will strictly adjust to the brand new pointers ”, says the assertion partially.
The federal government additionally stated that no spiritual assembly ought to exceed two hours per assembly hour, whereas vigils and crusades had been banned.
The federal government urged dad and mom and guardians to make sure that their youngsters and guardians adjust to security protocols towards COVID-19, particularly the usage of a face masks and common hand washing.
He instructed bikes to take two folks every, together with the driving force, including that no minibus may take greater than 5 folks, together with the driving force.
“Solely civil servants at degree 12 and above needs to be bodily current at their workplaces. Officers under degree 12 are anticipated to earn a living from home from Monday, January 25, till additional discover.
“Snack bars, eating places, joints and bars should function at 50% of capability and guarantee ample bodily distance from prospects.
“There can be a curfew at daybreak daily from 10 pm to five am.
“Enforcement groups have been established in every space of the native authorities and space workplaces throughout the state to make sure strict utility of the protocols.”
In the meantime, two members of the Osun State Cupboard examined constructive for COVID-19 whereas the commissioners and particular advisers are examined.
Info and Civic Orientation Commissioner Funke Egbemode, in a press release on Wednesday, added that Governor Adegboyega Oyetola had undergone the COVID-19 take a look at, which was unfavourable.
Egbemode additionally stated that, from the results of the take a look at carried out to date, two cupboard members had been constructive and had been within the isolation heart for therapy.
She added that Oyetola additionally ordered all drivers of her convoy, home employees and auxiliaries linked to senior authorities officers to report for the COVID-19 take a look at.
She stated: “The outcomes got here again and solely two folks had been constructive. They’ve since gone into isolation and began therapy. They’re steady and a brand new take a look at can be carried out in a number of days to test their progress.
“Because of this the governor is encouraging residents to additionally take the take a look at to make sure of their scenario. Early detection is essential throughout this second wave. The virus is extra lethal now than through the first wave.
Oyetola calls for COVID-19 outcome from guests
In the meantime, the state authorities stated that anybody who visits the Governor’s Workplace should produce the results of the COVID-19 take a look at earlier than getting into.
A notification signed by the Osun Public Well being workplace, posted on the entrance to the Governor’s Workplace, indicated that solely guests who introduced proof of their COVID-9 standing could be allowed to enter the constructing.