COVID-19: USA, Canada, South Africa, 11 Others On FG Watch List

As one of the measure to curtail the spread of coronavirus of the face four the Federal government of Nigeria has placed 14 countries on watch list

Prof. Akin Abayomi, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health disclosed the development via his Twitter account on Wednesday, he maintained that the measure became necessary following the discovery of variants from banned countries within the country.

“The affected countries are Canada, USA, France, Germany, Netherlands, Togo, Ghana, Cameroon, Angola, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.null

“Nigerians returning from lesser hajj would have to undergo a compulsory seven-day self-isolation.

“The state will not hesitate to prosecute anyone, irrespective of status, who fails to comply with the directive.

“The state has, however, developed a five-pillar strategy for curbing a potential third wave in Lagos.

“These include ensuring that all travelers carry out COVID-19 tests while we also introduce PCR tests to determine variants and mandatory seven-day quarantine,” he said.