The Christian Affiliation of Nigeria (CAN) has suggested the sick and older individuals to keep away from worship centres.
That is a part of the rules launched by the Christian physique to church buildings following the second wave of COVID-19.
They had been included in an announcement signed by CAN’s Basic Secretary, Barrister Joseph Daramola, on Monday.
It learn partially: “all worshippers together with the worship leaders should put on face masks. There ought to be no distinctive instances.
“People who find themselves sick or too previous ought to keep at dwelling. There ought to be temperature screening at each entry level to the Church.”
It additional directed that “attendance mustn’t exceed 1/3 of the sitting capability of each church.
“Church buildings could make use of instructional services and multi-purpose halls to keep away from overcrowding in the primary church auditorium.
CAN additionally warned towards practices equivalent to handshakes, as peace indicators are discouraged, including that sanitisers ought to be made obtainable in restrooms in worship centres.
Daramola added that “each church ought to make use of medical personnel to help. We ought to be praying for the top of the pandemic in all our worships and really quickly, it’s going to develop into historical past in Jesus Title”.
Recall that the federal authorities had stated the reopening of church buildings was one of many causes COVID-19 numbers have spiked.