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Akeredolu Vows To Lockdown State If COVID-19 Hits 4


Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has imposed a 7 pm to 7 am curfew on the state to curb further spread of COVID-19.

After three positive cases of COVID-19 in the state, Akeredolu has vowed to declare a total lockdown of the state if another COVID-19 case is discovered.

He, however, clarified that the third case was not a member of the National Youth Service Corps but an employee of the Nigeria Army Clinic that served there in 2017.

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He ordered arrest and detention of any person caught during the curfew hours.

The Ondo Governor said it was disturbing that a third COVID-19 case could be detected in the state despite measures put in place to curtail the spread.

Akeredolu noted the stiffer measures being put in place was to stop COVID-19 from spreading across the state.

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