Virus-free Niger announces COVID-19 preventive measures

Niger’s president Mahamadou Issoufou has announced the closure of the country’s land borders, Niamey airport and its educational institutions to prevent the entry into the territory of coronavirus.

There are currently no confirmed cases of the virus in the landlocked African country. The measures follow a trend where African countries are issuing directives to combat the virus.

President Issoufou said in an address: “Our country Niger is spared for the moment but like the others, we are not i…

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