Ahead of the Christmas festivities 2020, the National Command Operation Center (NCOC) has rolled out COVID-19 precautionary guidelines.
According to the details, NCOC has issued guidelines on how to spend Christmas holidays and carry out religious rites with caution to avoid spreading COVID-19 in the country.
The purpose of these guidelines is to make sure people’s safety and thus it is advised to avoid unnecessarily travelling in the holidays.
The NCOC also cautioned that people avoid visiting ceremonies and gatherings which may turn out to be novel coronavirus spreaders.
NCOC said people must take due measures and not choose to go to crowded spaces and markets for Christmas shopping and underlined the case spike amid the second wave of the global pandemic.
Preventing large family gatherings is also advised by NCOC while it cautioned against shake hands and embraces.
Also, the COVID monitoring body also instructed keeping one-meter distance in the churches while worships and rituals.
Moreover, the federal government has decided the strict implementation of standard operating procedures (SOPs) across the country after witnessing a consistent rise in novel coronavirus infections and fatalities during its second wave.