Coronavirus: Full list of all updated Covid-19 guidelines released by FG

Coronavirus: Full list of all updated Covid-19 guidelines released by FG

The Presidential Taskforce of Covid-19 has released updated guidelines for containment of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic.

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The task force said Nigeria has made progress in its efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, hence there is no longer a strong need for a generalised lockdown.

Thus, the task force said the federal government will focusing more on high burdened local government areas (LGAs) across the country in the next phase of the response (Phase 2) of reopening the economy.

The updated guidelines for phase 2 are for the general public and state governments and security agencies and will be in place till Monday, June 29.

These guidelines took effect from Tuesday, June 2.

Coronavirus: Full list of all updated Covid-19 guidelines released by FG
Coronavirus: Full list of all updated Covid-19 guidelines released by FG. Photo credit: Daily Trust
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1. Mandatory use of non-medical face mask/covering for all persons while in public spaces. Latex hand gloves should not be worn except for specific medical purposes.

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2. The mandatory provision of handwashing facilities/sanitizers in all public spaces;

3. All interstate travel by individuals remain prohibited except for essential travels and the movement of goods and services.

4. All restrictions on the free movement of goods and services within and between states is now removed

5. The nationwide curfew remains in place, but the timing has been changed to 10pm to


6. Mass gathering of more than 20 people outside of a workplace is prohibited

7. Controlled access to markets and locations of economic activities with local authorities providing guidance on opening times;

8. Full opening of the financial sector with banks operating normal working hours, five days a week

9. Limiting workers to 75% or less to allow physical distancing

10. Full resumption of the manufacturing industry and phased opening of the informal sector

11. Mandatory temperature checks in public spaces

12. Physical distancing of two metres must be maintained between people in workplaces and

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other public spaces; places of worship, offices and commercial premises must create

floor markings to guide physical spacing

13. Gradual opening of air (domestic) and sea borders with safety advisories in place

14. International land borders shall remain closed

15. Restricted opening of places of worship based on state government protocols and with

strict guidelines on physical distancing and other non-pharmaceutical interventions

16. Mandatory supervised isolation of person(s) arriving from outside the country for at least 14 days will continue until a new protocol comes into place.

17. Hawking and street trading remains prohibited

18. Reduction of usual occupancy for buses to 50% plus 3 passengers for Taxis, including non-medical face mask for drivers and staff

19. Temperature checks at points of entry and departure and handwashing facilities at bus parks, along with physical distancing

20. The Aviation industry to commence preparation for the resumption of domestic operations from the tentative date June 21

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21. Airlines to ensure physical distancing by reducing passenger capacity on flights

22. Provision of sanitisers and appropriate PPEs to all workers (such as face masks, gloves etc.)

23. Carrying out temperature checks at points of entry and departure

24. Ensuring cargo and logistics areas are clean and conducting strict compliance when moving items

25. Carrying out effective tracking of travellers to ensure contact tracing if necessary

26. Only travellers and airport staff to be allowed into airport facilities

27. Restriction of movement in high burden LGAs to essential travel only

28. Government offices/ other corporate offices to work from 9am – 2pm from Monday -Friday

29. Encourage work at home policy for civil/public servants below GL14.

30. Mechanics, artisans, haïr salons, etc. who own their workshop or workstations and can clearly adhere to non-pharmaceutical interventions are permitted to operate

31. Restricted and regulated opening of markets, hotels, restaurants, and eateries

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32. Farmers to adhere to physical distancing on site and other aforementioned directives

33. All schools to remain closed till further evaluation.

34. Schools are encouraged to continue with e-learning and visual teaching.

35. Recreational parks closed until further evaluation

36. Attendance at funerals limited to 20 people including close family members

37. All attendees must clean hands before and after attendance including physical distancing

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