Fully vaccinated inbound passengers to Nigeria do not have to adhere to the mandatory 7-day self-quarantine, although COVID-19 PCR Test on the second day of arrival.
This directive is included in the revised Travel Protocol to Nigeria, which will come into effect on Monday, October 25, 2021.
A statement signed by Bos Mustafa, chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, also states that unvaccinated and partially vaccinated inbound are mandatory in addition to the day’s COVID-19 PCR test. He said he needed to adhere to the day’s self-isolation. 2 and 7 after arrival.
“People arriving on business trips, public affairs, or public affairs staying in Nigeria for less than 7 days are fully vaccinated and generate the required COVID-19 PCR results 72 hours before boarding and PCR on the second day of arrival. A test must be performed. ”Statement has been added.
BusinessDay previously reported that fully vaccinated Nigerians returning from abroad were not recognized by the national travel protocol because they had to undergo PCR testing and self-quarantine for seven days.
Travelers have expressed concern about why Nigeria is not aware of the covid-19 vaccine given to its citizens, but has urged the UK to remove it from the travel blacklist behind the same vaccine.
However, Bos Mustafa, chair of the COVID-19 Presidential Steering Committee, has promised that the revised travel protocol will be published during the national briefing.
He said the Protocol review is based on science, national experience and global development.
Nigeria Releases 7 Days of Self-Quarantine for Fully Vaccinated Passengers
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