Nigeria shutdown Travelers entry due to Coronavirus

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Major countries affected with Corona virus China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, the United States, Norway, UK, Netherlands and Switzerland, the country’s National Centre for Disease Contro.

Meanwhile, the Nigeria Government restriction of travelers from the affected countries will take effect starting on March 20 and will be in place until further notice.

Nigeria joins other African countries that are shutting their airports and land borders to keep out people from countries that have a high number of coronavirus cases.

Tunisia on Monday suspended all international flights and closed the country’s land borders in an attempt to contain the outbreak. It also banned gathering in markets and other places and introduced a nighttime curfew from 6 p.m to 6 a.m from Wednesday.

Sudan also sealed off all sea ports, land crossings and airports, a spokesman for Sudan’s Transitional Sovereign Council, Mohamed Al-Faki Suleiman, said in a press statement.

Hundreds of international flights have been canceled, schools have closed and travelers from coronavirus-hit countries have been restricted or, in some cases, banned from visiting some countries in Africa.

The Affected Countries so far include:

Mainland China





South Korea










Denmark, Japan, Malaysia, Diamond Princess Cruise, Portugal

Canada, Australia, Czech Republic, Qatar, Israel, Greece, Finland, Brazil, Singapore, Ireland, Slovenia, Estonia, Bahrain, Pakistan, Iceland, Romania, Poland, Indonesia, Luxembourg, Philippines

Other affected countries are Chile, Egypt, Thailand, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, India, Ecuador, Iraq, Russia, Kuwait

Lebanon, San Marino, Peru, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Slovakia, Turkey, Mexico, Panama, Serbia

Bulgaria, Argentina, Armenia, Taiwan, Algeria, Latvia, Croatia, Vietnam, Brune, Colombia,

Albania, Hungary, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Cyprus, Palestine, Morocco, Sri Lanka, Jordan, Andorra







Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Oman, North Macedonia

Senega, Moldova, Tunisia, Burkina Faso, Lithuania, Afghanistan, Dominican Republic, New Zealand, Liechtenstein, Jamaica

Ukraine, Macau, Maldives, Bolivia, Guyana, Uzbekistan, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Paraguay, Nigeria, Honduras, Cuba, Ghana, Monaco, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Mongolia

Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Trinidad and Tobago, Seychelles, Gabon, Guinea, Aruba, Kyrgyzstan, Kosovo, Namibia, Liberia

Barbados, Montenegro, Zambia, Bhutan, Nepal, Vincent and the Grenadines, Togo, Vatican City (Holy See), Sudan, Mauritania

Eswatini, Central African Republic, Tanzania, Somalia, Saint Lucia, Benin, Antigua and Barbuda, Gambia, Suriname, Equatorial Guinea, Curacao, Bahamas and the last country on the list is Djibouti

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