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COVID-19: Osogbo residents discard safety cautions, as pandemic rages

However, the enforcement of the COVID-19 pointers by the Osun State Authorities, many residents of Osogbo have continued to flout laid down laws.

As visits to some public establishments reveal, most members of the general public have thrown warning to the wind, going about their enterprise with out precaution and performing as if COVID-19 doesn’t exist.

DAILY POST experiences that using facemasks, use of hand sanitisers and handwashing with working water have been relegated to the background.

It was noticed that in some banks, malls, markets, bars and eating places protecting measures have been deserted as administration of those locations now not implement COVID-19 pointers.

Different culprits are transporters particularly minibuses popularly referred to as ‘Korope’ the place passengers nonetheless cram themselves in, disregarding the social distancing guidelines with out facemasks.

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An offended financial institution buyer, Olaniyi Seye who spoke to our reporter warned that the carelessness of individuals in the direction of the virus implies that some Nigerians have been very insensible and that such behaviour was reckless.

He revealed that if left unchecked, it could hamper the efforts of related well being businesses in combating the worldwide pandemic.

One other respondent, Madam Bimbo defined that the majority residents of the state don’t concern themselves with the COVID-19 statistics.

She stated that in as a lot as they haven’t been contaminated, they go about their every day actions unperturbed.

She stated what most individuals have no idea is that some COVID-19 contaminated folks could also be asymptomatic and they’re going to transmit the an infection to folks unknowingly.

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In keeping with her, “a lot of the COVID-19 infections recorded within the state have been on account of ignorance. Most of them will take a look at the bodily state of the particular person and simply conclude that they’re freed from the an infection in the meantime they might be extremely infections, although there could also be no show of signs of the virus in any respect.

“Solely a check can declare an individual to have it and likewise free from it and never by bodily taking a look at somebody. Additionally, we simply have to extend our vigilance”, she added.

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