COVID-19:Buhari Signs New Coronavirus Disease Health Protection 2021

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President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Coronavirus Disease Health Protection 2021.

The regulation makes the use of face masks in public places compulsory, as Nigeria battles with the second wave of COVID-19.

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19,Boss Mustapha confirmed this  while addressing journalists in Abuja on Wednesday.

Mustapha, who is also the Secretary to the Federal Government, confirmed that Buhari signed the document on Tuesday.

According to him, the President signed the document in the exercise of the powers conferred by Section 4 of the Quarantine Act, Cap. Q2 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2010.

Part 2 of the regulation stipulates that no one will be allowed within the premises of a market, mall, supermarket, shop, gardens, leisure parks, recreation centres, restaurants, hotels, event centres, motor parks, fitness centre, etc “except he is wearing a face mask that covers the nose and mouth, he washes his hands or cleaned the hands using hand sanitiser approved by NAFDAC and his body temperature has been checked.

Anyone whose body temperature is above 38 degrees Celsius will be denied entry and advised to seek immediate medical attention.

Part 1 deals with restrictions on gatherings. It stipulates that at all gatherings, a two-metre physical distance shall be maintained at all times between persons.

It added, “No gathering of more than 50 persons shall be held in an enclosed space, except for religious purposes, in which case the gathering shall not exceed 50 per cent capacity of the space.”

Sunday Akintoye

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