According reports, 10 Nigerian citizens who applied for evacuation from the United Kingdom due to the COVID-19 pandemic, have tested positive for coronavirus virus.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs had ealier given conditions for Nigerians residing outside the country, to be evacuated. One of such conditions stated that they would be tested for COVID-19 before coming back to Nigeria.
Most of those who tested positive were not resident in the UK, but went to the European country for business and educational purposes. United Kingdom is one of the high risk countries.