COVID-19: Influenza laboratory of Aminu Kano teaching hospital, National Veterinary Research Institute activated as testing centres

The influenza laboratory of Aminu Kano teaching hospital, Kano State and National Veterinary Research Institute, Plateau State have been activated as centres in Nigeria for testing for COVID-19.

This brought the number of COVID-19 testing labs in Nigeria to 11.

This was announced on the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Twitter page on Saturday.

“#COVID19Nigeria UPDATE

“Two new labs have been activated for #COVID19 testing-

“1.Influenza Laboratory at @aminukanoth Kano

“2. @nvrivom, Plateau State

“This brings the number of COVID-19 testing labs in Nigeria to 11.

“In progress- Maiduguri, Sokoto, Port Harcourt & Kaduna.”

 

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