The Federal Government has announced Phase IV of the COVID-19 lockdown across all 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
This was disclosed by Dr. Mukhtar Mohammed,the Head of Technical Secretariat of the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 on Monday in Abuja.
According to him, the new directive is to take effect by midnight of Tuesday, May 11.
Also, he added bars and nightclubs should remain closed, mass gatherings in public spaces have been restricted to 50 people at any given time and the nationwide curfew will be in force until further notice.
He added that all Government meeting will now be in the virtual platform and only essential international travels would be encouraged, and all existing protocols must be strictly adhered to.