Outcry as Nigerians wait for one week to get COVID-19 results

Nigerians on coronavirus infection watch list now have to wait for a week or more to get their results, Daily Trust investigation has shown.

Many people who are anxious to know their status have to endure days of uncertainty and trauma, our correspondents from across the states report.

States without testing centres also face challenges sending samples to Abuja or other neighbouring states, while health officials work under pressure to collect samples while managing the suspecting cases before the release of the results.

Checks by Daily Trust revealed that the delay, which in most cases takes over one week has put suspected victims, their families and healthcare givers on the edge.

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