The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that Nigeria now has eight laboratories to conduct sample tests for the Coronavirus disease.
The Director-General of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, made this known during the Presidential Task Force Briefing on COVID-19 in the country, on Friday in Abuja, NAN reports.
He said “One more testing laboratory opened in Lagos today. Nigeria now has eight laboratories for testing for COVID-19.
The new Lab is the Bio security Facility in Lagos State.
“So Lagos now has three Labs. Later today we will activate a Lab in Abuja, and then Kano will be next.”
He also said that the center would conduct tests for the virus across the country quickly without compromising on standards.