Gov Badaru opens economic activities as lockdown order lifted in Jigawa
THE Jigawa State government l, Alhaji Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar has opened all economic activities and lifted lockdown the order in the state.
The governor made the disclosure in a media broadcast to the people in the state said: “the order suspended all commercial activities at major and weekly markets across the state.
Alhaji Muhammad Badaru Abubakar explained that this followed the decrease in positive cases in the state.
The governor noted that “irrespective of the reopening of the markets, people must observe precautionary measures given by health experts to avoid community transmission. Wearing of facemask and hand washing must be maintained by everyone”.
He ordered that all the 27 local government council’s chairmen in the state should provide hand washing facilities and hand sanitizer in all the major markets and other commercial places.
Alhaji Abubakar maintained that so far the state tested about 2300 suspected cases of coronavirus, 283 confirmed positive including Almajirai repatriates from Kano, Kaduna, Gombe and Nasarawa state.
He also announced that the state has received an additional seven almajirai from Adamawa state who tested negative of COVID-19.
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