On Sunday, 2 May, the Presidential Committee for Epidemic Control said that Nigeria had decided to ban entry to travelers from India, Brazil and Turkey, amid fears of the spread of the new Corona virus in these countries.
Committee Chairman Boss Mustafa said, “Non-Nigerian passport holders and non-residents of Nigeria who visited Brazil, India or Turkey within 14 days prior to the trip to Nigeria, will be prevented from entering the country.” In a statement. The ban will take effect on the fourth day.
Nigeria announced 43 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Saturday (2), with a total of 165,153 cases, with 2,063 deaths so far.
Indian hospitals, morgues and crematoriums are overburdened, with the country reporting more than 300,000 cases daily for more than ten consecutive days. In Brazil, new cases of the disease decreased shortly after their peak in late March, but are still high by historical standards. The total number of deaths in the country is second only to the United States.
Turkey imposed a complete lockdown across the country on Thursday (29), which will continue until May 17, to contain the increase in infections and deaths caused by the new Coronavirus. The country has the fourth largest number of cases in the world.
In South America, Colombia, Argentina, Venezuela, Peru and Suriname, flights from Brazil have been suspended. Chile and Uruguay have not suspended flights, but only locals can disembark.
In the United States, a Brazilian can only enter the country after a 14-day quarantine. In the UK, people who have been in Brazil in the 10 days prior to dropping are not accepted. In the 27 countries of the European Union, Brazilian tourists are also not permitted.