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The Plateau State government has announced that the state will be locked down for a period of seven days with effect from Thursday 9th April 2020.
This was contained in a statement released by Gov. Simon BakoLalong at a media briefing on the progress report on the fight against the coronavirus pandemic on Monday, 6th of April 2020
Since the outbreak of the pandemic, the government constituted a monitoring and enforcement task force under his Chairmanship. The Task Force has committees on Awareness and advocacy, Medical Facility Management and Health Services, Enforcement, Border Management and Traffic as well as Secretariat and Logistics.
These five sub-committees were replicated in each of the 17 Local Government Areas with the Executive Chairmen heading the Central Committees.
The state has recorded 48 suspected cases which were investigated and all found negative. Total discharge from self-isolation are 25 while 8 are still under surveillance.
During this period, there will be no movement of any kind except for staff on essential duty. These include Security Agencies; Medical and Health workers; Power and Energy Staff; Fire Service; Media; Telecom Operators and Fuel Tankers.
The Governor expressed appreciation to Corporateorganisations and individuals that have so far contributed to the Plateau Covid-19 Endowment Fund both in cash and in kind.
He also commended the citizens who are using the Covid-19 Plateau Platform in reporting incidences directly to the situation room, which has enabled the Government to take timely action.

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