Nigeria Restricts Travels From USA As Five New Cases on Covid-19 is reported

Nigeria has been hit with 5 new cases of Corona virus making the total recorded, 8. The country has reverted to stiff measures to ensure the safety of her citizens. Read for more information.

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Nigeria has recorded five new cases of Covid-19, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the country to eight, according to the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire.

According to the minister, all five cases had a travel history to the UK and U.S.

Nobody has died from the disease in Nigeria and one of the earlier three cases had completely recovered.

The announcement was made just as the country announced travel restrictions from 13 countries with high coronavirus cases.

The affected countries are; China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, United States of America, Norway, United Kingdom, Netherlands & Switzerland.

The travel restriction will commence on March 21, 2020.