Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria (April 15, 2020)
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Event: Update from NCDC
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reports that as of April 14 the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has reached 373 (including 99 recoveries and 11 deaths) with a case fatality rate of 2.9%. The majority of confirmed cases are in Lagos (214) and the Federal Capitol Territory (58), but infections have also been confirmed in Osun, Edo, Oyo, Ogun, Bauchi, Kaduna,Akwa Ibom, Katsina, Kwara, Kano, Delta, Ondo, Enugu, Ekiti, Rivers, Benue, Niger, and Anambra States. Please continue to shelter in place and practice social distancing and vigilant hygiene practices.
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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