Health Safety COVID-19 Updates MORE

UPDATES JANUARY, 22ND 2021

Dear NISL families,

Requirements by NISL for whole school community

  • If you have had a first-person contact with a suspected COVID case, NISL requires you to quarantine and monitor for 7 days unless they test negative before the seventh day.
  • If you have had a second-person close contact with a suspected COVID case, NISL requires you to quarantine and monitor for 7 days unless they test negative before the seventh day.
  • If you have had a first-person close contact with a confirmed COVID case, NISL requires you to quarantine and monitor for 10 days after contact and if over the age of 10, take a test between the 10th and 14th day after contact.
  • If you have had a first-person possible contact with a confirmed COVID case, NISL requires you to quarantine and monitor for 10 days and if over the age of 10, take a test between the 10th and 14th day after possible contact.
  • If you have had a second-person close contact with a confirmed COVID case, NISL requires you to monitor and quarantine 10 days.
  • If you have had a second-person possible contact with a confirmed COVID case, NISL requires you to monitor and quarantine 7 days.

Requirements by NISL for travelers

  • If you have recently travelled into Lagos, NISL requires families to quarantine for 7 days and take a test (Adults and children from 10yrs) on or after the 7th day.
  • Children under the age of 10yrs who do not need to test will still not be allowed back on site until Parents/household members test results have been issued as negative.

COVID cases in school bubbles

  • If a child or staff member in a bubble (their contact group in school) tests positive, the whole bubble quarantines and monitors for 10 days. The child (and sibling) or staff who is positive stays home and returns to school with a COVID negative report taken after the 10th day.
  • If a child or staff member in a bubble (their contact group in school) has had first person close contact (family, household) with someone who is positive, the child or staff quarantines and monitors for 10 days and returns to school after a COVID negative result (if over the age of 10).


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control
http://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng/