China Imposes Travel Ban On Nigerians Over COVID-19

The government of China has imposed a temporary travel ban on Nigerians due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Chinese embassy in Nigeria made the announcement and said it was due to the pandemic.

The Chinese Embassy and Consulate in Nigeria will no longer issue Certified Health Declaration Form,” the statement said. The suspension will not affect non-Chinese nationals with visas issued after November 3. It will also not affect holders of diplomatic, service, courtesy, or C visas. Foreigners visiting China for emergency needs may also apply for visas.

The situation will be assessed with the evolving situation, according to the embassy. The Asian country placed a similar ban on nationals of high-risk countries including the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, India, and the Philippines.
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