The people of Lagos state who can not afford themselves to be tested with government equipments would therefore pay N50,400 in a private laboratory for COVID-19 test.

Professor Akin Abayomi, who is the state’s commissioner for Health revealed this while commencing the Lagos State Private-Public Consortium on the management of COVID-19 to expand the measures of the state  government to curtail the spread of the pandemic virus

He disclosed this via the tests were being control in government owned laboratories free, the confirmed private laboratories will conduct  COVID-19 tests in the state will Worth N40,000 and N50,400.

With this new development, most people in Lagos state, especially those with believe to have some symptoms are perceptive that they might not get proper treatment from the public hospitals or other equipments, where they normally experience the checking free of charge on the excuse that the testing kits are not enough.

Professor Abayomi, the state Commissioner for Health, stated that the addition of the private consortium in the testing was part of the measures to increase the state government’s COVID-19 response capacity.

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