Kano state government has taken delivering of Mobile Molecular Diagnostic Centre for COVID-19 donated by Dangote Foundation sited at Muhammadu Buhari Specialist Hospital.
The 54gene mobile testing laboratory with 40ft structure steel container built technology, provides a unique plug-and-play solution to eliminate logistics of shipping samples to another infrastructure for processing.
Also donated by the richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote are 10 ambulances and three official vehicles as part of corporate supports to strength the war against the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic in Kano.
Unlike the existing Centre activated by Nigeria Centre for Diseases Control (NCDC) with testing capacity of 80 samples daily, the Multi billion Dangote pathology laboratory is enabled to examine 400 samples per day.
Besides, Dangote had earlier donated a 500 bed space isolation centre situated at Sani Abacha stadium to Kano state government, to accommodate the surge in the figure of positive cased in…
Source: Guardian Newspaper