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COVID-19: Kano Testing Centre Suspends Operation Over Lack Of Kits


The newly established testing centre for COVID-19 in Kano State has suspended its operation.

The Director of the Centre for Infectious Ailments Analysis, Amimu Kano Instructing Hospital (AKTH), Isah Abunakar who confirmed this to Channels Tv on Wednesday stated the centre had run out of take a look at kits.

Abubakar added that the centre would stay closed till new take a look at kits are equipped from Abuja, the nation’s capital.

He added that samples taken in Kano will likely be despatched to Abuja for testing, pending the resumption of operation on the Kano testing centre.

In the course of the short-term closure, the laboratory will likely be fumigated as a part of routine bio-safety measures to endure the security of employees and the setting.

AKTH testing centre for COVID-19 was established just a few weeks in the past by the Nigeria Heart for Illness Management (NCDC) to comprise the unfold of the lethal virus in Kano State.

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