Covid 19: NCDC Boss commends Nigerian efforts to solve test kits shortage

Nigerians have been commended for reaching out to solve the shortage of the guber nucleic acid RNA kits. DG Nigeria center for Disease control NCDC Dr. Chikwe Onyekwazu,  made this known  in his tweeter handle today.

Dr. Ikweazu on Sunday tweeted ” we are desperately looking for more RNA extraction kits as we seek to expand covid19 testing.

He tweeted on Sunday “We’re desperately looking for more RNA extraction kits as we expand #COVID19 testing

Product: Total viral RNA extraction kits (preferably spin column and with a lysis buffer)

Manufacturers: Qiagen, ThermoFischer, SeeGene, Inqaba, LifeRiver etc.

📧: ncdclabnetwork@ncdc.gov.ng”

It could be recalled that 1273 cases have been confirmed 239 cases have been discharged and 40 deaths have been recorded in 32 state and the FCT.

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