NCDC Activates Three New Testing Laboratories



By Martins Ifijeh

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has activated three new COVID-19 testing laboratories in the country.

The centre, which announced this through its verified Twitter handle @NCDCgov on Sunday, said the newly activated laboratories are located at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) in Edo State, University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH) and the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital, both in Rivers State.

It said: “This brings the number of laboratories in Nigeria with capacity to test for COVID-19 to 23.”

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