NCDC : COVID-19 Testing Is Free In Any If 61 Laboratories Within Our Network

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The Nigerian Centre For Disease Control Agency has emphasized that COVID-19 tests conducted within its molecular laboratories across the country are free.

This was stated in a tweet via the agency’s official Twitter handle on Sunday, August 2.

If you exhibit any relevant symptom of Covid-19 and want to get tested, the test is free, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The NCDC noted that scale-up of testing is key in assessing the nation’s COVID-19 situation and coordinating response across the country.

Currently, there are 61 testing facilities under the control of the NCDC. They are located in 30 states across the country and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

See Full List Below:

Abia State:
State Specialist Hospital, Amachara lab
State Specialist Hospital , Amachara
Adamawa State:
Federal Medical Centre Yola
Akwa-Ibom State:
Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, Akwa Ibom State
Anambra State:
Accunalysis medical diagnostics
COOUTH Awka Abbott lab
Bauchi State:
Bauchi state Reference Laboratory
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital
Benue State:
161 AHM lab
Borno State:
University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital
Cross Rivers State:
Lawrence Henshaw Memo Calabar
UCTH Lab
Delta State:
Delta Mobile Laboratory
Ebonyi State:
Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital
Edo State:
Irua Specialist Teaching Hospital
University of Benin Teaching Hospital
Edo Specialist Hospital, Benin
Ekiti State:
Ekiti – 54gene
Enugu State:
University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital lab
University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Molecular Virology Laboratory
FCT State:
NCDC National Reference Laboratory
Defense Reference Laboratory
FCT – 54gene
State House Annex Clinic lab (SHAC)
University of Abuja, Gwagwalada Laboratory
United Nations IOM Lab
Gombe State:
Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, Gombe State Specialist Hospital
Imo State:
Everight diagnostics and Laboratory services Ltd
Federal Medical Centre Owerri lab
Jigawa State:
Jigawa molecular lab
Kaduna State:
DNA laboratory
Africa Centre of Excellence for Neglected Tropical Diseases and Forensic Biotechnology, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria
Mobile lab Kaduna
Yusuf Dansoho Memorial Hospital lab
Kano State:
Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital
54gene Kano
International Foundation Against Infectious Diseases in Nigeria (IFAIN)
EHAlab Kano
Bayero University Kano
Katsina State:
Sahel Centre for Molecular Diagnostics and Research, Katsina
Kogi State:
State Specialist Hospital Kogi lab
Kwara State:
Sobi Specialist Hospital
Lagos State:
Virology Lagos University Teaching Hospital
Nigeria Institute for Medical Research
Biosafety Level-3 Laboratory
54gene Lagos
NCDC Central Public Health Labortaory
Nasarawa State:
Zankli lab
Ogun State:
54gene Ogun
Afriglobal Medicare Laboratory
Ondo State:
FMC Owo
Osun State:
African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases
Oyo State:
University College Hospital Virology department laboratory
Biorepository and clinical virology lab, University College Hospital
Plateau State:
National Veterinary Research Institute
Jos University Teaching Hospital lab
Rivers State:
University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital
Rivers State University Teaching Hospital Satallite Molecular Laboratory
SPDC (shell) lab
Indorama Company Molecular Laboratory
Sokoto State:
Centre for Advanced Medical Research and Training, Usmanu Danfodio University

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