Coronavirus: All travel plans to China should be stopped – FG

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In the raging case of the Coronavirus outbreak in China, the federal government has issued travel advisory to Nigerians to suspend any plans to visit China in the meantime.

The advisory also directed all returnees to Nigeria from China, be quarantined outdoors within a period of two weeks before fully interacting with their families.

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, who gave the directive on Wednesday in Abuja, at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, stated that the two weeks would be used to monitor possible symptoms on the bodies of the returnees.

The minister added that directive has also been expended to all airlines flying into Nigeria, to report any passenger with signs of illness to airport authorities upon landing at any airport in the country.

He further added that all disease control and monitoring agencies in the country, has been alerted to be on the lookout for any sings of the infection.

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