One additional Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing laboratory has been activated by The Nigerian Centre For Disease Control (NCDC).
The new laboratory is located at Bayero University Kano.
The new addition makes the total laboratories in the country 18, and the second in the state.
According to the NCDC, the new activation would help in scaling up COVID19 testing capacity in Nigeria, as outlined in the national testing strategy.
Meanwhile, as of 29 April, a total of 13,689 samples have been tested while total number of confirmed cases is 1728.