The Nigerian Centre For Disease Control in a tweet has released a list of symptoms and type of persons eligible for getting tested for Coronavirus once they start showing symptoms and sign that they might have contacted the virus.
Who can get tested for #COVID19?
- Anyone with history of travel outside of Nigeria, who presents with fever, cough or difficulty breathing within 14 days of arrival.
- Anyone who comes in contact with a confirmed case who presents with these symptoms within 14 days of contact
How do I get tested for #COVID19?
*Call your state hotline or NCDC on 080097000010
*Stay at home & wait for further instructions
*The state team will arrange for sample collection & transportation from your location to the lab
*Remain in self-isolation while testing is on
Will I pay for testing at the lab?
No. There is no payment for laboratory diagnosis of #COVID19 in Nigeria.
For more information and updates on #COVID19Nigeria visit: http://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng
How do I contact my State?
Most states have established hotlines now. We have put this together in a list and in zones. Please contact your state first. If you are unable to reach the state, please contact NCDC.