The Security Sub – Commitee of the Task Force on Covid 19 has sealed 6 churches on Sunday May 31,2020 for failure to comply with safety measures of the pandemic.
The affected churches are Living Faith Church, Igbogene, Salvation Victory Centre, Igbogene, Shalom International Christian Centre, along Tombia-Amassoma road and Great Grace Distinguished Assembly, Okutukutu.
Others are Brotherhood of the Cross and Star, Opolo and Hebrews International Church, Ayama road.
A statement signed by Freston Akpor, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Information and Orientation and member Bayelsa State Task Force On Covid 19 says the churches will remain sealed until further notice to serve as a deterence to other churches.
Meanwhile,the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC has announced 9 new cases of Covid 19 in Bayelsa state as at 31st May,2020.
This has brought the Confirmed cases in the state to 21 with 14 active cases,six discharged and one death recorded.