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Yuletide: Indoor Religious Gatherings Should Be Limited To 50% Capacity – FG



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The presidential steering committee on COVID-19 (PSC) has issued an advisory for Nigerians during this yuletide period.

The advisory was contained in a statement signed by the PSC chairman and secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Mustapha.

The statement reads: “Nigeria is now experiencing the 4th wave COVID-19 as new cases have continued to rise. This is the result of a mix of very low vaccination coverage, increased travels and movements, reduced compliance to public health social measures and highly transmissible Omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant now circulating in the country,”

“Avoid activities that involve mass gathering especially in enclosed spaces, as follows; Families are advised to limit the number of visitors to their homes and put in place precautionary safety measures; a

ny gathering in excess of 50 people should be done in open spaces with physical distancing.

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“Indoor religious congregation should be limited to 50 percent capacity with full compliance to public health social measures; and face masks and hand sanitisers should be used at all times, regardless of vaccination status while in public spaces.

“Avoid non-essential interstate travel at this period as this increases the risk of spreading infection from one place to another. People who intend to travel are encouraged to take a rapid COVID-19 test to confirm status as many infected persons are asymptomatic.

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