The Federal Government has said passports of travellers who failed to undergo the compulsory COVID-19 test after returni

The Federal Government has said passports of travellers who failed to undergo the compulsory COVID-19 test after returning into the country.
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The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, said this at the PTF briefing on Tuesday.
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He said the passports number of the affected travellers would be published on national dallies on January 1, adding that the passports would be suspended for about six months.
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He said, “With effect from 1st January 2021 the passports of the first 100 passengers that failed to take their day seven post-arrival PCR test will be published in the national dailies.
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”The passports, as a deterrent, will also be suspended till June 2021.”
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The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control on Monday announced 397 new infections of the Coronavirus in the country.
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The NCDC said the country has so far tested 932,327 people since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced on February 27.
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The NCDC also stated that there were 12,126 active cases across the country.
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The agency added that deaths as a result of COVID-19 related complications had increased by 10, while 323 patients across the country had been discharged after testing negative for the virus.
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The Federal Government has said passports of travellers who failed to undergo the compulsory COVID-19 test after returning into the country.
.
The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, said this at the PTF briefing on Tuesday.
.
He said the passports number of the affected travellers would be published on national dallies on January 1, adding that the passports would be suspended for about six months.
.
He said, “With effect from 1st January 2021 the passports of the first 100 passengers that failed to take their day seven post-arrival PCR test will be published in the national dailies.
.
”The passports, as a deterrent, will also be suspended till June 2021.”
.
The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control on Monday announced 397 new infections of the Coronavirus in the country.
.
The NCDC said the country has so far tested 932,327 people since the first confirmed case relating to the COVID-19 pandemic was announced on February 27.
.
The NCDC also stated that there were 12,126 active cases across the country.
.
The agency added that deaths as a result of COVID-19 related complications had increased by 10, while 323 patients across the country had been discharged after testing negative for the virus.

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