The federal government has warned Nigerians against visiting high-risk countries amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, stated this on Tuesday, following a meeting of the presidential task force on coronavirus in Abuja.
“Such high risk countries are China, Iran, South Korea, Germany, Italy, USA, UK, Switzerland, Norway, Netherlands, Spain, France and Japan.
“Secondly, we urge anyone returning from any country to strictly self-isolate for 14 days in their homes.
“Thirdly, all people returning from countries with high community transmission rate especially countries that have recorded a 1000 cumulative cases and above, will be actively followed up for 14 days by the health authorities,” he said.
Mustapha also revealed that public officials have been barred from travelling abroad.
“This ban will remain in place till further notice and until the situation of the coronavirus abets
It is the duty of the federal Government to take responsibility and guide all the citizen in this hard time.