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Good News – COVID-19: Civil servants to display proof of vaccination, unfavorable PCR tests from December 1— PSC

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Good News – The Presidential Guidance Committee (PSC), on Wednesday acknowledged that civil servants would from Dec. 1 display proof of vaccination or unfavorable Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), tests performed within 72 hours to gain net entry to to places of work.The Chairman, PSC, on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha disclosed this at some level of the presidential press briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja.Mustapha, who can be the Secretary to Authorities of the Federation, acknowledged that the switch became as soon as to abet vaccination rate across the country.In step with him, with blueprint from Dec. 1, 2021, Federal Authorities workers will be required to ticket proof of COVID-19 vaccination or display a unfavorable COVID-19 PCR test end result done within 72 hours.He acknowledged that this became as soon as to manufacture net entry to to their places of work in all areas within Nigeria and the Missions, adding that an acceptable provider wide advisory/circular would be issued to handbook the system.He also informed Nigerians to manufacture higher vigilance at some level of the festive interval.“The PSC wants to construct Nigerians on witness that two main non secular festivities (Salah and Christmas) are impending and we’ll be in a position to be experiencing elevated passenger traffic in and in one more country.“Equally, occasions of gigantic gatherings are prone to encourage. Whereas the PSC prepares to escalate surveillance and other control actions, we toddle States and all Nigerians to also fabricate higher their vigilance and consume measure to moderate actions,” he addedMustapha acknowledged, “Statistics generated over the final four weeks on attempting out gain shown that the pattern of infection goes down in some states while in others, the trajectory is upward.‘’The blended total for attempting out by PCR and RDT now stands at about 3, 141, 795 persons.“The Aviation authorities in collaboration with the diplomatic sector gain made cheap growth in collaboration with the Ministry of International Affairs; discussions are silent ongoing with the UAE Authorities to net to the bottom of the impasse.Mustapha, nonetheless, acknowledged the willpower to opt South Africa, Turkey and Brazil from restriction checklist had been made.The Details Company of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the PSC had placed a restriction on Turkey, Brazil and South Africa as a result of the upsurge within the number of COVID-19 cases.In step with him, over several months, four nations had been placed on excessive level restriction for travelers from such nations.‘’The PSC has after a overview of the developments in these nations, determined to opt South Africa, Turkey, and Brazil from the restricted checklist.‘’The Hon Minister of Aviation recently, supplied the distance of African nations on Vaccine Passport which some financial blocks and nations bask in to impose for plug applications.’’This is because African nations gain chanced on it complex to net entry to the vaccines for their citizens in ample number.’’Mustapha acknowledged that ‘’the UK has eased restrictions on fully vaccinated travelers from Nigeria to the UK with blueprint from Oct. 11.‘’Nigeria welcomes this construction and assures that the PSC shall proceed to search out out about Nigeria’s protocols in step with world developments, science and nationwide abilities.‘’A revised protocol will be issued within the next 24 hours,“ he acknowledged.

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