COVID-19: NCDC scales up testing facilities to 13

Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has scaled up testing laboratories for coronavirus, , from six to 13.

This in a tweet through Centre’s Twitter handle @NCDCGov on Wednesday.

“Seventeen days ago,we set a target to scale up #19 testing from 6 to 13 labs in 3 weeks.

“Today, we announced of 12th & 13th labs, with for further expansion.

lab strategy set to be published, has more details on how we are scaling up testing.

“As we increase the number of labs, we are working very hard with to improve the sample collection and transportation process.

goal is to ensure that who meets the national case definition is tested, positive cases are isolated and managed to recovery,” the Centre stated in the tweet.