FG mulls travel ban over new strain of COVID-19 in UK

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Worried about the mutated strain of -19 manifesting itself the United Kingdom, says it may impose a travel ban and from certain parts of the world.

The Minister of and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this on at a Forum of the News Agency of Nigeria.

He noted the Task Force on -19 would meet on (today) over the new strain of -19 the UK.

“We are concerned about the new strain of COVID-19 which is manifesting itself in the UK; is the mutated strain.

“It is difficult detect, it spreads faster and people have been known die of it within a very short period of its detection.

“This is a concern us as a country.

“While do not want to pre-empt the PTF because we are meeting this afternoon, it is going to be top on the agenda of our discussions.