With the number of confirmed cases of covid -19 close to ten thousand,the Nigerian Government has increased test incapacity with additional two molecular Laboratories in Ogun and KATSINA States.
With this ,Nigeria now has twenty nine (29)Molecular Laboratory with the capacity to test for corona virus which includes the new Reference Molecular Laboratory in Bauchi state
The Nigeria centre for disease control announced this on its verified Twitter handle
The NCDC had last week announced the activation of two laboratories in Ogun and Katsina States.
They are Afriglobal Medicare Lab, Ogun, and Sahel Centre for Molecular Diagnostics and Research, Katsina.
Currently in Nigeria there are nineteen(19) states including the federal capital territory with NCDC Molecular Laboratory with the capacity to test for Corona virus in Nigeria with work is in progress in Kwara and Gombe states