Over 2,000 People Have Been Tested for Coronavirus in Nigeria


The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said over 2,000 people have been tested for the new coronavirus disease.

Ehanire, who spoke during a live briefing by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja, said Lagos State had led the way in providing bed space capacity for isolation and treatment, adding that other state governments needed to follow suit.

He said, “As of now, well over 2,000 persons have been tested with the hope of further expanding and improving diagnostic capacity across the board to shorten turnaround time and increase the volume.


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