Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Chikwe Ihekweazu, says Nigeria is desperately in need of more ribonucleic acid COVID-19 test kits.
In a tweet on Sunday, the NCDC boss said this became important as the country expanded testing for the virus.
'We're desperately looking for more RNA extraction kits as we expand #COVID19 testing.
'Product: Total viral RNA extraction kits (preferably spin column and with a lysis buffer). Manufacturers: Qiagen, ThermoFischer, SeeGene, Inqaba, LifeRiver etc,' he said.
The centre as of 11:50 pm, April 26 confirmed 91 new cases of COVID-19 in the country bringing the total of confirmed cases to 1273.
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