OMICRON: Canada Lifts Travel Ban on Nigeria
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OMICRON: Canada Lifts Travel Ban on Nigeria





The travel ban imposed on Nigeria and nine other African countries by the Canadian government has been lifted.


The countries placed on the red list are Nigeria, South Africa, Botswana, Egypt, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe.

Speaking at a media briefing on Friday, Canada’s Minister of Health, Jean-Yves Duclos, said the ban was imposed to slow the arrival of Omicron in the country.

Nigeria, South Africa, Botswana, Egypt, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, and Zimbabwe are among the countries on the red list.

Canada’s Minister of Health, Jean-Yves Duclos, said the ban was imposed to slow the arrival of Omicron in the country at a press conference on Friday.


This comes just days after the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates lifted their travel bans on ten African countries, including Nigeria.


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