Ughelli North Local Government Council has infinitely shutdown a church, a primary health care centre and a hair saloon following reported cases of COVID-19 in the three locations.
The church, Christ Liberation Church, is located along Oviri-Ogor road, Otovwodo while the health care centre and hair saloon are both located at Odovie community and Afisiere road respectively.
The council in a statement dated June 22, also warned that Ughelli North has recorded a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases describing the number of cases in the council as alarming.
The statement which was signed by the Executive Secretary/Head of Primary Health Care department, Dr. Uyovwiesevwa J. Moh, warned health care centres in the council against the treatment of suspected COVID-19 cases.
The statement reads in part: “All attendees or contacts to any of the above mentioned, should proceed on self-isolation for two-weeks and where they develop symptoms, they should go to the Central Hospital, Ughelli for sample collection and testing.”