COVID-19: Nigeria to screen arriving passengers using RTD

Written by on January 10, 2023

The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) has said it will screen passengers coming into the country, using Rapid Diagnostic Test (RTD).

Dr Geoffrey Okatubo, Director, Port Health Services, said this on Monday in Abuja, during the Ministerial bi-weekly meeting on the update of COVID-19 response and developments in the country’s health sector.

Royal Times reports that Okatubo said positive cases would be quarantined and all negative cases would be monitored. He said the federal government was undertaking other measures as well to keep the coronavirus situation under control.


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