Secretary General of the Federation and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha has said that the Federal Government may lockdown about 18 Local Governments in the country.
Mustapha made this known after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday.
The PTF boss said the 18 LGAs account for 60% of the country’s confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease.
Mustapha also said that the affected state governments will implement a precision lockdown in order to curb further spread of the disease.
He stated that 80% of the infected patients in the country are in the age bracket of 31 to 40 years.
AN24.net earlier reported that the FG will announce the next phase of the eased COVID-19 lockdown on Tuesday.