COVID-19: New Rules for International Flight Resumption

Following the announcement of the commencement date for International flight in Nigeria, the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika has given new rules for all passengers.

He stated on Monday that the passengers must take a COVID-19 test wherever they are coming from and also another test will be conducted on the eight-day after arrival in Nigeria.

The statement was made available in the official handle of the Aviation ministry on Twitter.

It wrote, “The minister said passengers must take a COVID-19 test wherever they’re coming from very close to departure dates.

“A portal will also be opened for passengers to pay for another COVID-19 test to be done eight days after arrival in Nigeria.”

“They will also fill in health questionnaires online, and hand them in at the point of entry, instead of filling the forms on the aircraft or on arrival”.

@hadisirika noted that non-pharmaceutical measures including physical distancing, wearing of nose masks, washing of hands, and temperature checks will remain in place”

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