Kaduna State Gets It’s First COVID-19 Testing Centre.

Kaduna state’s commissioner for Health , Dr Amina Baloni, disclosed at a news conference, the state government has established the first COVID-19 testing centre in the state capital, In order to increase COVID-19 testing capacity in Kaduna.

She stated that the testing center is located in a private laboratory, and geared towards increasing testing capacity for COVID-19 in the state, and disclosed that two additional testing centres will soon come on board at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria and Yusuf Dantosho Hospital in the Kaduna state capital, adding that the all centres are meant for those who fit the case definition of COVID-19.

The health commissioner further stated that a total of 115 cases were tested from one 174 contacts, while 103 exited from the 14 day window of self isolation, with no COVID-19 related deaths recorded so far.

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