Kwara State Government has secure certified testing center for coronavirus.
Governor Abdullrahaman Abdullrazaq of Kwara State who disclosed the development on his Facebook page, said the testing center is GeneXpert Laboratory, at Sobi Specialist Hospital.
He said "Kwara State now has a test center for COVID-19 that is certified by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The center is at GeneXpert laboratory, Sobi Specialist Hospital.
We made efforts to upgrade this center so as to quicken COVID-19 testing for our people. It will also enable our health officials make prompt decision on whether to quarantine or isolate individuals who show up with or without symptoms related to COVID-19.
Another COVID-19 molecular and research laboratory is proposed at the Harmony Advanced Diagnostic Centre which will utilise Reverse transcription and PCR in real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction (RT-qPCR)."