Local COVID information for “Lagos, Nigeria”

COVID Risk Level: MEDIUM (COVID-19 transmission is medium in Nigeria. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated June 2021.)
Last updated: June 23, 2021, 12:00 am

Government measures

The local government has imposed some restrictions.

While traveling in Nigeria you will be required to follow the guidelines introduced by the local government. These regulations are based on risk levels and aimed at improving your safety.

National Restrictions

Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in public spaces and on public transportation.

Public transportation

Restrictions in place
Public transport is operating with social distancing rules in place.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Bars

Closed
Bars remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Essential shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer, face masks, and social distancing.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current COVID risk in Lagos, Nigeria?

Currently the risk level is medium. COVID-19 transmission is medium in Nigeria. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated June 2021.. The current R number is 1.1283503246489

Do I have to quarantine when I arrive?

Quarantine information is guided by your origin.
Please check our travel information page for more details.

Do I have to wear a mask in Lagos, Nigeria?

Face masks are required.

Do I have to quarantine when I return to my country?

Quarantine information is guided by your origin.
Please check our travel information page for more details.

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