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COVID-19: Almost 3,000 Samples Yet To Be Tested – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

 

The Lagos State Authorities has stated about three,000 samples are but to be examined for COVID-19 within the state.

In a press release on Sunday, the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, famous that the event was on account of a scarcity of reagent for molecular testing.

In accordance with him, the Lagos State Authorities is hoping to get the reagent quickly in order to check the samples collected.

“We have 3,000 samples collected but we have not been able to carry the test because of the global shortage of reagent for molecular testing,” he stated within the assertion on the Lagos State Authorities web site.

“We are hoping that some of the reagents will be supplied tomorrow and Tuesday.”

Governor Sanwo-Olu added that “it would not be out of place to see positive cases in the range of 20 percent out of the 3,000 samples collected.”

He, nevertheless, assured that “We are improving the capacity of our isolation facilities in preparation to take care of more patients.”

The Governor additionally mandated the discharge of autos seized for disobeying the COVID-19 lockdown order to their homeowners freed from cost.

Explaining additional, he famous that these embrace autos seized not later than April 14.

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