Today, the Honourable Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Haruna Audu hosted a team of NCDC officials on Laboratory work expansion.

The Lab. team recently joined their members in Kogi state to access ongoing Covid-19 testing in the state and as well increase the testing capacity of the state. The lab. team shall also be upgrading the molecular laboratories across the state.

Dr Saka called for continuous cooperation of the NCDC team with the state Covid-19 response team. He also mentioned that the state has made arrangements to commence house to house testing for Covid-19 across the LGAs.
The Kogi state government has also made plans are also ongoing for the use of drones in sample collection from remote areas of the state.

Anthony Edogbo
Emergency Operation Centre.
Kogi State Ministry of Health

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