Nigerians who indicated interest to return from Foreign countries back to Nigeria have been subjected to the mandatory COVID-19 test, a list of stranded Nigerians was compiled by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Minister of Health, Ehanire Osagie has warned health workers against treating suspected cases of Coronavirus privately and has advised such patients to referred to designated treatment centres. Ehanire gave the warning at the daily press briefing of Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19. He said suspected Coronavirus cases should be directed to designated centres which are well-equipped and trained to manage such cases.
Air Peace Boeing 777-200ER(P4 5N-BVE) landed in Beijing International Airport, China at 14:18pm on 7th April 2020 for the airlift of Federal Government medical supplies to help combat the pandemic coronavirus.
This is the first recorded Nigerian airline travelling a 14hours direct nonstop flight to China with all six-man crew Nigerians.