The Ogun state Governor, Prince Dr. Dapo Abiodun, has opened the state’s coronavirus (COVID-19) Walk-in and Drive-through testing centre to the public.
The measure is aimed at ramping up tests for possible coronavirus cases in the state. The Governor made this announcement on his official Twitter account on Friday, April 24, 2018.
The Walk-in and Drive-through testing centre, located in Ijamido Town hall, Opposite Ansar-ud-Deen Comprehensive College in Ota, is the first of its kind in the country.
The Governor also said that identified patients and those who reported voluntarily have deposited their samples which have been transferred for testing and are now awaiting results.
On Friday, April 24, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Nigeria recorded additional 114 new cases of coronavirus, taking the total to 1095 with 32 deaths. 208 patients have recovered from the virus and have been discharged.