Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria (10 April 2020)
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Event: NCDC Health Update and Guidance
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 288 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria as of April 9, 2020.
On March 30, 2020, Nigeria implemented a 14-day restriction of movement in Lagos, the Federal Capital Territory (Abuja), and Ogun State. The order calls for all people in these areas to stay indoors. Please continue to shelter in place. If and when the Government of Nigeria issues an update to this order, we will communicate the details.
Our commitment to U.S. citizens in Nigeria remains unwavering during these challenging times. We will continue providing regular updates on COVID-19 developments in Nigeria. We recommend you use the sources below for additional, reliable information on the disease. Continue to practice social distancing and shelter in place. We will get through this difficult time together.
Actions to Take:
- Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
- For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19, please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
- Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
- Check with your airlines, cruise lines, or travel operators regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
- Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Nigeria.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States
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
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