The Abia State Authorities has declared that it has commenced Neighborhood testing for COVID-19 within the seventeen Native Authorities Areas of the State.
The State Authorities in a press launch signed by its Secretary and Chairman Inter-Ministerial Committee on COVID-19, Barrister Chris Ezem, on Tuesday, defined that the measure was adopted by the federal government to interrupt the present chain of group transmission of coronavirus and to flatten the curve of infections within the days forward.
The Abia Authorities directed the Transition Committee Chairmen of the 17 Native Authorities areas, to offer most cooperation to the Medical Crew and to make sure they mobilize everybody together with city and rural dwellers to submit themselves for pattern assortment.
The assertion, nevertheless, warned that any Native Authorities that doesn’t meet the minimal quantity required will probably be sanctioned instantly.
Components of the discharge said partly, “Authorities additionally directs that ought to the breach of COVID-19 protocol at burials and weddings persists, it could be compelled to declare a complete lockdown on weddings and burials within the State.