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In a bid to reduce the spread of the second wave of COVID-19, the federal government has restricted

the number of persons that will be allowed in religious and festive gatherings with effect from Tuesday, December 22.

The government’s directive was announced on Monday, December 21, by the chairman of the

Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, Punch reports.

Mustapha revealed that this move from the government came after the PTF submitted its recommendations which were majorly influenced by the latest moves made by top nations to slow down the spread of the pandemic’s new strain.

For the next five weeks, the number of persons to be seen at religious gatherings must be less than 50%

of the usual capacity of the worship center in question.

The government also restricted all informal and formal festivity events including weddings, conferences,

congresses, office parties, concerts, seminars, sporting activities, end of year events to not more than 50 persons.


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