Beyond its health impact, the spread of the virus is hurting the global economy. The impact is already visible in most countries as travel restrictions and distancing measures have disrupted global supply chains and resulted in reduced economic activity.
But the good news is that world leaders are working hard to contain the virus. Infection rates have dropped drastically in China, while many other countries are responding smartly to put an end to the spread.
Nigeria confirmed the first case of COVID-19 on February 28, 2020. It has since increased to 131 cases. While the country is not a COVID-19 hotbed yet, its economy could be one of the hardest hit, should it persist for longer, due to a fragile healthcare system and high dependence on the rest of the world.
Due to the recent panic of the dreaded virus, the Redemption Camp has put in place measures to curtail the inflow of traffic; both human and vehicular. All the gates leading to the premises are on lockdown with only the main gate and Tree of Life gate opened to both pedestrians and vehicles. To ensure that everyone accessing the camp through the gates is safe, hand sanitizers and soaps are dispensed at the entrances of the camp
The Canaan land market, supermarket, offices and other shops within the premises now have wash hand basins with soap or hand sanitizers with which everyone must wash or sanitize their hands.