New reports showed that residents of Ilorin, Kwara State didn’t comply with the government protocol safety order for Covid-19 not to spread beyond.
Precaution is taken by the state government not to go into second wave of the pandemic in the State.
People who attended social gathering during the ongoing festivities failed to comply with the safety guidelines of the government in Ilorin. Kwara state.
New restriction was announced, including partial 12a.m to 4.30a.m lockdown, compulsory wearing of face masks in public space, washing of hands with soap, and use of sanitizers, and gatherings not exceeding 50 percent of the capacity of the venues.
Carnivals also banned, clubbing and concerts till further notice, as part of the measures to mitigate the community spread of the coronavirus in the state.
More so, Transporters didn’t comply with the safety protocols and their passengers, government further warned that violators would have sanctions, as security agencies would employ legal means to enforce the order and bring them to book.
Traders and buyers who patronize the major markets in the State capital are also violating the safety guidelines, as only very few people complied with the order by the government.
Another 39 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 were recorded by the State government on Saturday, December 26, 2020, bringing the total of confirmed cases to 1,389, while the total number of active cases has risen to 168, with seven patients discharged, and death toll put at 32 according to the Covid-19 Kwara update.
However, the State Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee, Covid-19, Dr Femi Oladiji, recently cautioned residents to adhere strictly to the Covid-19 safety protocols as the second wave of the virus spiked in the State.