BREAKING: FG issues travel ban on 13 countries over COVID-19 pandemic

By AdvocateNews on 18/03/2020

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The Federal Government has issued a travel ban on 13 countries over the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

This was made know by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation Boss Mustapha at a media briefing on Wednesday.

The countries affected are the United State of America, the United Kingdom,  China, Japan, Iran, Switzerland, Norway, Netherland, France, South Korea, Germany, Italy and Spain.

This comes after Minister of Health Osagie Ehanire on Tuesday confirmed another case of the virus in Lagos, making it the third case in the country.

The person who is a 30-year-old Nigerian female returned from the United Kingdom on March 13, observed self-isolation and developed symptoms, thereby testing positive.

The lady is currently at the Infectious Diseases Hospital in Yaba and contact tracing has commenced.

Posted 18/03/2020 12:05:06 PM

 

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