Nigeria gets an additional testing lab, total now 29
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has announced the inclusion of Bauchi State Reference Molecular Laboratory, brings the total number of laboratories with the capacity to test for COVID-19 in the country to 29.
The NCDC announced this on Saturday.
“We are pleased to announce the inclusion of an additional lab to the NCDC Molecular Laboratory Network; Bauchi State Reference Molecular Laboratory, while 2 other laboratories in Kwara and Gombe are in progress”.
“This brings the total number of labs with the capacity to test for COVID-19 in Nigeria to 29”.
The Centre noted that the government was also working hard to test and treat those who may have been infected.
“Please be cooperative and avoid discrimination against those who have been visited by public health officials. They need your support and care”.