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COVID-19: NCDC Activates Another Testing Lab, Total Now 40

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has added another laboratory for testing the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, to its National COVID-19 Molecular Laboratory Network.

It made the disclosure in a tweet on Wednesday.

The centre announced the new laboratory as the Virology Laboratory at Federal Medical Centre, Owo, Ondo State.

According to NCDC, the total number of laboratories for testing COVID-19 across Nigeria is now 40.

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It disclosed that a laboratory in Gombe is still in progress.

“The Virology Laboratory at Federal Medical Centre, Owo, Ondo State has been included in the National #COVID19 Molecular Laboratory Network,” the centre tweeted.

“This brings the total number of laboratories in the national network to 40. In progress: Gombe.”

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