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Impact Of Lockdown Easing On Covid-19 Numbers Expected In 10-14days – PTF, Decry Low Level Of Compliance To Social Distancing

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Covid-19 says the real impact that the recent relaxation of economic activities would have on Nigeria’s coronavirus figures is expected to manifest in 10-14 days time. The National Coordinator of the task force agency, Sani Aliyu, explained that the outcome on the numbers would determine whether or not to enact a stricter measure on compliance level or not. “We are monitoring closely the decision of the lockdown and the outcome we get in 10-14 days time will determine our recommendation to the president on whether or not stricter measures should be applied,” Sanni said. After five weeks of a complete lockdown of economic activities in order to contain the spread of the virus, President Buhari announced a gradual easing of the lockdown to commence Monday 4th, in other to tame the effect of the pandemic on the economy which the International Monetary Fund(IMF) says would contract by as much as 3.4 percent in 2020

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