COVID-19: Nigeria’s UK mission shut



Nigeria High Commission in London has been shut after two officials tested positive for COVID-19.

A statement by the high Commission said the decision was taken after a visit by the head of immigration and two officials to the UK Home Office.

It said one of them tested positive while the other two were asked to self-isolate for 10 days.

The mission therefore decided to carry out a test on all its staff members and discovered that another official had tested positive for COVID-19.

The decision was then taken to shut it down for 10 days in order to trace persons that might have had contact with the affected officials and observe mandatory isolation for them.