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COVID-19: Nigeria Now Has Eight Testing Laboratories -NCDC

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.

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