COVID-19: Nigeria Adds Two Laboratories For Tests

Nigeria has added two new focuses to the rundown of labs that can test for Covid-19 in the nation.

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) uncovered this on its Twitter handle late Saturday evening.

This brings the all out number of research centers where Covid-19 can be tried in the nation to seven.

The new labs are situated in Oyo and Ebonyi states.

Out of the two new testing habitats, the one situated in Oyo is said to be prepared for activity, while the subsequent one is as yet being set up.

This infers as of Sunday morning, Covid-19 test should be possible in six places the nation over.

NCDC in its tweet said “we have extended the quantity of labs with the ability to test for #COVID19 to 6 with the consideration of the Virology Laboratory of University College Hospital, Ibadan.

“Tomorrow (Sunday), we will be in Abakaliki to set up another lab as we rapidly increase #COVID19 testing limit in Nigeria.”

Nigeria recently had five atomic research centers with the ability to test for Covid-19. The five were situated in Lagos (2), Osun, Edo and FCT.

The NCDC in a past tweet had said[b]: “our lab groups are working nonstop to guarantee fast testing of tests from suspected Covid-19 Nigeria cases over the country.”[/b]


The new research centers are relied upon to build the quantity of tests done in the nation and the time taken to get consequences of the tests.

Testing is a necessary essential for affirmation of the Covid-19, particularly in individuals who are asymptomatic.

The World Health Organization has said the best way to defeat the pandemic was for nations to continue testing.

“… But to smother and control plagues, nations must confine, test, treat and trace,” the WHO Director-General, Tedros Ghebreyesus, said.

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