The Nigerian embassy in Mexico has been shut owing to an outbreak of COVID-19 at the embassy.


In a statement on Monday, Abimbola Tooki, special adviser on media to
Adejare Bello, Nigerian ambassador to Mexico, said six staff of the embassy tested positive for COVID-19.


According to the statement, the ambassador, while announcing the closure, said it will last for seven days beginning from August 8.


He said the affected members of staff are undergoing treatment and that the situation is under control.