Lagos Residents Can Now Get Covid-19 Check For N50,400 – Prof Akin Abayomi
Lagos state governor by means of his commissioner for well being has introduced that Lagos residents who’re unable to conduct their Covid-19 take a look at in a authorities facility pays N50,400 to get it completed in a non-public laboratory.
The state’s commissioner for Well being, Professor Akin Abayomi made this identified whereas launching the Lagos State Personal-Public Consortium on the administration of COVID-19 to extend the capability of the state authorities within the administration of the pandemic, which is on the throughout the nation.
He mentioned although the assessments have been being carried out in authorities owned laboratories are free, the authorised personal laboratories will conduct COVID-19 assessments within the state at a value of between N40,000 and N50,400.
With this growth most residents, significantly these with suspected signs are apprehensive that they won’t get satisfactory consideration from the general public hospitals or different amenities, the place they normally endure the screening freed from cost on the excuse that the testing kits are insufficient.
The state Commissioner for Well being, Professor Abayomi mentioned the inclusion of the personal consortium within the testing was a part of the strikes to increase the state authorities’s COVID-19 response capability.