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NCDC Sets Up Five New COVID-19 Testing Laboratories

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Tobi Adebayo 

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that it has set up five new COVID – 19 testing laboratories in the country.

The agency announced this in a statement on Tuesday and said the total number of testing centres in the country is now 58.

“The new centres will be located at Edo Specialist Hospital, Benin; ATBU Teaching Hospital, Bauchi; Rivers Indorama Company Molecular Lab; State Specialist Hospital, Amachara, Abia; and University of Abuja, Gwagwalada GX Lab.

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,”At the moment, the country has 46 PCR diagnostic machines and 12 GeneXpert laboratories,” the statement said.

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