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Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria
May 2, 2020

Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria (2 May 2020)

Location:  Lagos, Nigeria

Event:  Update from NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reports that as of May 1 the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has reached 2,170 (including 351 recoveries and 68 deaths).  Kano State is currently reporting the highest number of new daily cases (92), though infections continue to grow throughout the country. Please continue to shelter in place, practice social distancing and vigilant hygiene practices, and comply with local requirements for curfews, lockdowns, and face masks.

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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