Federal government on Monday added France,Germany and Spain to its existing list of five high-risk countries with widespread community transmission.
Government said travellers from the affected countries will not only undergo secondary screening at the point of entry but also advised to self-isolate for 14 days on entry.
Recall that China, Japan, Iran, Italy, Republic Republic of Korea are already in the government’s existing priority list.
Minister of State for Health,Adeleke Mamora,giving an update on the state of Coronavirus in the country, at a media briefing in Abuja, said government’s action followed the declaration of COVID-19 as pandemic and increasing spread in the affected countries.
He explained that the index case was not only clinically stable and had improved greatly.
The minister said despite the fact that the disease had not claimed any life,Nigeria was still at high risk to it.