13 Countries Restricted from Entering into Nigeria due to Coronavirus Pandemic – COVID19 (Coronavirus) has caused lots of disorder to the nation at large. Daily thinking of the government changed overnight on how to fight against coronavirus pandemic. Every country is fighting and seeking anyway possible to make sure they fight against this pandemic, coronavirus.
“Coronavirus is a respecter of no one, it can affect anyone, be it a rich man or a poor man as only contact can make one to be infected”, S.O. Nkem, 2020.
Today, Nigeria want to do everything possible to prevent the increase of or high records of coronavirus in the country, thus the essence of restriction of some countries from entering into the country. Those countries restricted by Nigeria who fought tooth and nail to prevent the case of Ebola Virus, have high cases of Coronavirus in their country and for now no direct cure have been discovered. To be on safer side, Nigeria stopped the entrance of those countries for now.
- 1 List of Countries Restricted from entering into Nigeria due to Coronavirus Pandemic
- 2 Coronaviruses Outbreak: Causes, Modes of Transmission, Prevention/Control Measures
- 3 When will this restriction of these countries to Nigeria take effect?
- 4 13 Countries Restricted from Entering into Nigeria due to Coronavirus Pandemic
The Federal Government of Nigeria is restricting entry into the country for travellers from the following countries:
- South Korea
- United States of America
- United Kingdom
These countries aforementioned have records of over 1,000 cases domestically.
The Federal Government is temporarily suspending all visas issued to nationals from these countries. Nigerians arriving from these countries will be subjected to supervised isolation for 14 days.
The Federal Government of Nigeria is also advising all Nigerians to avoid travel to these countries.
When will this restriction of these countries to Nigeria take effect?
These restrictions will come into effect from Friday, 20 March 2020 for 4 weeks subject to review.