Nigeria, Jan. 29 -- The Delta State Government has imposed curfew in the state to check the surge in COVID-19 infections.

The curfew would be from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. daily, from January 29, the state government said in a statement signed by the Secretary to State Government, Chiedu Ebie.

The statement said the action was in line with a nationwide curfew imposed by the federal government for the same hours.

"In view of this, the State Government wishes to reiterate that the guidelines earlier issued on the closure of night clubs across the state still subsists and should be complied with," the statement said.

President Muhammadu Buhari, a few days ago, signed a law prescribing a six-month jail term for anyone caught violating COVID-19 p...