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Lagos Govt says COVID-19 testing remain free

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Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso. PHOTO: NAN

The Lagos State Government has reiterated that COVID-19 testing for residents of the state was freed from cost.

Mr Gbenga Omotoso, the state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy mentioned this in a press release on Wednesday in Lagos.

”The state want to reassure most of the people that testing continues to be free in any respect the COVID-19 public testing laboratories for all Lagos residents.

”Residents are enjoined to reap the benefits of this service in the event that they really feel unwell or really feel they’ve had shut contact with an contaminated individual,” Omotoso mentioned.

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He mentioned that the federal government has established sampling centres throughout the state and has continued to reinforce the capability of the general public testing laboratories to look at all those that required testing freed from cost.

According to him, if any resident feels unwell, he ought to please, lodge a criticism by means of the suitable channel by calling 08000CORONA.

He mentioned that the state authorities has launched a consortium of seven personal laboratories within the first section.

”This is a part of the testing technique of the state to extend the accessibility of testing amenities to the organised personal and company sector who want to check for varied causes.

”For the avoidance of doubt it’s essential to reiterate to members of the general public that testing stays freed from cost in any respect public testing laboratories,” the commissioner mentioned.

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