Canada extends travel ban to Nigeria

Canada extends travel ban to Nigeria

Canada has extended its travel ban to Nigeria.

This comes amid the growing concerns over the Omicron variant of COVID-19.

Canada has now added Nigerian, Egypt and Malawi to the ‘travel ban’ list.

Canada extends travel ban to Nigeria
Jean-Yves Duclos

“We are adding three countries to the list of these countries that we talked about last Friday, these are Malawi, Egypt and Nigeria,” Canadian Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos was quoted as saying by Sputnik news agency.

Duclos added that all travellers coming from outside Canada, apart from the United States, would now be tested at Canadian airports for the novel coronavirus disease, regardless of vaccination status.

Canada extends travel ban to Nigeria
Jean-Yves Duclos statement @ Facebook official page

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