Following the hike in Covid-19 cases across the country and the tendency of resuming on the 18th of January as earlier stipulated by the Federal Government, Anambra State Government had shifted resumption of schools from January 18th to January 26th.
The State Governor Willie Obiano made this known in Awka on Tuesday 12th January, during a broadcast on the second wave of COVID -19
Stressing this further, the governor said “Churches and other religious organizations are advised to set up action teams and go back to the practices that helped us in the first phase of the pandemic. We shall align with any policy on a possible nationwide curfew by the Federal Government to ensure effective compliance”.
He added that “Our test centres are active and ready to handle cases with impressive turnaround time. We have cascaded our sample collection to all the 21 local government areas in the state. For the sake of emphasis, nobody should go to any market, public places, churches, schools, enter any transport, attend functions as stated above without properly wearing of facemasks”“.
He also made it known that markets would be shut down, if they are found violating COVID-19 protocols after one week