The Kaduna state Government has directed civil servants below grade level 14 to work from home starting from Monday 21st December 2020 following increased infection rates of COVID-19 in the state.
The state Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai tweeted on Sunday that the measure was part of the Covid-19 containment strategy announced last week by his administration.
He appealed to all residents to see COVID-19 prevention as a personal responsibility.
“It is mandatory to wear facemask outside the house, organizations and individuals that allow people into their premises have the responsibility to enforce the no mask, no entry mandate, facemask should be worn to cover the nose and mouth,” he said.
Daily Trust reports that the state recorded 179 positive cases as at Saturday, from 639 samples tested and local governments with news cases are: Kaduna north, Birnin Gwari, Kudan, Jema’a, Kajuru, Chikun, Kaduna south, Makarfi, Sabon Gari, Igabi and Zaria.