Covid-19 Update From presidential task force on covid-19

Covid-19 Update: The Chairman presidential task force on covid-19 {ptfcovid19} Sani Aliyu at the media briefing today stated that “over the last six weeks @PTFCOVID19 has carried out activities to boost case management capacity in hospitals & at home.

Federal Ministry of Health, NIGERIA “The reopening of the national airspaces has been successful with more passengers following the laid down regulations & adhering to testing requirements”. The National Coordinator of #PTFCOVID19 in his remarks at the media briefing stated that @PTFCOVID19 has reviewed the national response & their major priorities at this third phase of their response is to continue using science & data to inform decision making.

“We know that significant progress has been made in achieving the objective of slowing transmission, preserving lives & addressing disruptions posed by the pandemic. However the level of compliance with non-pharmaceutical interventions does not support a complete relaxation at this time. It is therefore the informed recommendation of presidential task force on covid-19 that #Nigeria maintains phase 3 of the response”.

Sani Aliyu

National Coodinator,

 Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Nigeria.

Effective from Monday19th Oct. 2020 a minute past mid night. The following guidelines will come into place:

We have now developed guidelines with the in preparation for the reopening of orientation camps.  On Nov 10th, the presidential task force on covid-19 has also arranged for additional safeguards to improve. They include; the testing of all corp members & staff in the camp for COVID-19 prior to the commencement of orientation programs.

“It is time for schools to reopen safely. In this regard we have continued with providing guidelines & engaging with states to ensure close supervision & oversight as schools open. The lifting of restrictions on outdoor sporting activities including football is in line with the earlier consultation with Ministry of Youth& Sports. However it is limited with actual sporting it not mass gathering”.

Sani Aliyu

National Coodinator,

Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Nigeria.

In this regard mass gatherings including sporting activities are still restricted. Gatherings in enclosed spaces will continue bro be limited to 50 persons with physical distancing & compulsory use of face mask.

Presidential task force on covid-19 believes it is time to allow civil servants of wall grades to resume work. Additional guidelines will be provided to Heads if Ministries Departments & Agencies”.

 

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