Coronavirus: No reason for travel ban for now – FG

Coronavirus: No reason for travel ban for now – FG

Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehinare

 

The Federal Government is not contemplating imposition of travel ban on travellers from any countries over the spread of the deadly coronavirus, the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehinare has said.

Ehinare, who was assuring foreign diplomats of the measures put in place by Nigeria to contain the spread of the virus, said there was no immediate reason for now to impose travel ban.

The minister also said the country has not reached the point of banning large gathering.

He said the country is guided by World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines.