COVID-19: NCDC Establishes Five New Testing Laboratories

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the establishment of five new COVID-19 testing laboratories in the country.

This is according to a tweet on the official handle of the NCDC which said the latest addition brings the number of testing labs for COVID-19 in Nigeria to 58.

NCDC tweeted, “We are pleased to announce inclusion of 5 new labs in our Molecular Laboratory Network.”

The agency added that the new testing laboratories were set up at the Edo Specialist Hospital, Benin, Edo State; ATBU Teaching Hospital, Bauchi; Rivers Indorama Company Molecular Lab;  State Specialist Hospital, Amachara, Abia and the  University of Abuja, Gwagwalada GX Lab.

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