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Shocking! Kogi has done only one coronavirus test – NCDC

Shocking! Kogi has done only one coronavirus test - NCDC

 

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed why there may not be any confirmed case of coronavirus infection in Kogi State.

NCDC released a situation report on Tuesday, revealed that Kogi and Cross River states have the lowest figures of samples tested for Coronavirus.

While Cross River has tested seven samples all of which returned negative for COVID-19, Kogi on the other hand, has tested only one sample for the virus.

The report also showed that Lagos has carried out the highest number of Coronavirus test with 14,886 samples tested, followed by the FCT and Kano with 4,688 and 2,653 samples respectively.

The latest figures released by the NCDC followed the Kogi commissioner for information, Kingsley Fanwo allegation that an NCDC team which arrived the state refused to be isolated or have their samples taken for tests.

Fanwo had, on May 12, announced that the Kogi state government procured about 5,000 test kits and tested 111 residents, all of which were confirmed negative for COVID-19.

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