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Health Alert: NCDC Health Update and Guidance
April 13, 2020

Location:  Lagos, Nigeria

Event:  NCDC Health Update and Guidance

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 323 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria as of April 12, 2020, with more than 5,000 individuals tested.  Of the confirmed cases, there have been 85 patients discharged and 10 deaths.  Continue to adhere to movement restrictions, practice social distancing, and shelter in place.

The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos is working to confirm additional evacuation flight(s) within the next 1-2 weeks. If you are interested in returning to the United States and have not done so yet, please have EACH traveler in your party submit the electronic form.

Lagos: Click here to access the Electronic Form

Actions to Take:


  • U.S. Embassy Abuja, Nigeria
    Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central District Area
    +234 (9) 461-4000 during business hours; after hours press zero (0)
  • U.S. Consulate General Lagos, Nigeria
    2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island
    +234 (1) 461-3400 during business hours and after hours
  • State Department – Consular Affairs
    888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
  • Nigeria Country Information
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