Coronavirus: Imo State Starts Testing Inbound Commuters At Land Borders, Orders Closure Of All Markets On Saturday
Oguwike Nwachuku, Chief Press Secretary/Media Adviser, to Governor Hope Uzodinma the Imo State Government has announced the closure of all markets in the state, starting from Saturday.
At the same time, he also revealed that the state had provided ambulances for each of the 27 local government areas.
These measures are part of strategies to control the spread of Coronavirus in the state
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Governor Uzodinma also has appealed to all citizens to do their shopping between today and Friday, adding that civil servants within the approval given by the Head of Service not to report to office should stay at home until further notice.
In related events, the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba, said that the state government had established more testing centres across the state.
He said commuters entering the state through the land borders are to be screened before being allowed entry.