Nigerian Government Issues New Travel Protocol to Ease COVID-19 Restrictions


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Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, disclosed that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control had issued a revised protocol for in-bound travellers to reflect the United Kingdom’s decision to ease restrictions on fully vaccinated travellers from Nigeria, which took effect from October 11.
He says proactive measures were being taken by the government to curb the spread of COVID-19 and reduce the effect on the health system.
Ehanire says in line with the recent directive that with effect from December 1, all federal government employees must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result done within 72 hours before gaining access to their offices, it was envisaged that there would be increased demand for COVID-19 vaccine.

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