The Governor Of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu has imposed a six-hour curfew on the state for seven days.
The Governor gave the order on Sunday during a media chat at the Abia State Governor’s Lodge in Aba.
He stated that the curfew which would last for seven days will begin 6pm and end by 6 am.
In addition to the curfew, he placed Umuahia North, Ikwuano and Ukwa West Local Government Areas under total lockdown within the seven days of the curfew.
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The Governor also revealed that about 237 persons said to have had contact with the two COVID-19 cases in the state were in isolation centres.