The Lagos state government has established COVID-19 testing centres across the 20 local government areas (LGAs) in the state.
The state government announced the information via its official Twitter handle, on Sunday.
It said the decision to establish the testing sites across the LGAs is geared towards increasing testing capacity in the state.
The government said the centres are meant for those who fit the case definition of COVID-19.
It added that “visit to these centres is strictly by appointment and it’s not for emergency cases”.
“In order to increase COVID-19 testing capacity in Lagos, the State Government has set up sampling stations in the 20 local government areas, for citizens who fit the case definition of COVID-19, to visit and drop samples for testing,” the tweet read.
Below is the full list of testing centres:
|S/NO||LGA||NAME OF WALK-IN-SITE||ADDRESS|
|1.||Somolu||Wright Memorial PHC||Emmanuel Str, Somolu|
|2.||Ifakoijaiye||lfako Mini Stadium||College Rd b/side Ifako GH|
|3.||Ojo||Ojo PHC||1 Rest House, Ojo|
|4.||Etiosa||Ikota Primary School||LekkiEpe Expressway|
|5.||Surulere||Surulere Local Council||24, Alhaji Masha Rd, Secretariat Surulere|
|6.||Kosofe||Ogudu Area Office||By Ogudu Roundabout|
|7.||Amuwoodofin||AmuwoOdofin LGA||41 Rd, Festac Town|
|8.||Ikorodu||ItaElewa PHC and Igbobo PHC||Oriwu Rd, Ikorodu and 32, Bola Ahmed Way, Igbogbo|
|9.||Lagos Island||Igalduganran PHC||151/152 Adeniji Adele Rd, Lagos Island|
|10.||Epe||Epe PHC||Epe/Ijebu-Ode Expressway by Old Oba’s Palace|
|11.||Lagos Mainland||Simpson PHC||1, Glover Rd, by Simpson Str, EbuteMetta|
|12.||Ajeromifelodun||Akere PHC||106, Baale Str, OluwaAkere|
|13.||Ibejulekki||Awoyaya Mayfair Estate||Beside First Bank|
|14.||Apapa||Apapalganmu LCDA Secretariat||41, Gaskiya Rd, Badia Apapa|
|15.||Oshodi-Isolo||Ajibulu PHC||1, AjibuluStr, Mafoluku0shodi|
|16.||Ikeja||Ikeja LGA Secretariat||2/3 Obatemi Awolowo way|
|17.||Agege||Sango PHC||2, BalogunStr, Pen Cinema, Agege|
|18.||Bagagry||Ajara Flagship Centre||1, WandeStr, opposite 100 Shops, Ajara, Badagry|
|19.||Mushin||Isolo Road PHC, and Odi-Olowo LCDA Secretariat||Isolo Rd, near Zone D Police Command, Mushin Ilupeju.|
|20||Alimosho||Bola Ahmed Tinubu PHC, Ipaja Mini Stadium, RaufAregbesola PHC, Meiran PHC, Ijegun PHC, and Helen Aderonke PHC||Vulcanizer B/Stop, Egbeda; Fela Field Ipaja; 1, Powerline Rd, Okunola MosanOkunola; 1, Meiran Rd, Meiran; 30, KudeyibuStr, Transformer B/Stop, old (solo Rd, ljegun Along Ejigbo Rd, b/side Olorunfunmi Primary S|
In order to increase COVID-19 testing capacity in Lagos, the State Government has set up sampling stations in the 20 local government areas, for citizens who fit the case definition of COVID-19, to visit and drop samples for testing@jidesanwoolu @LSMOH #CovidLASG #LASG pic.twitter.com/cCs0BcxXlY— The Lagos State Govt (@followlasg) April 19, 2020
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 86 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday evening bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 627.
Lagos has the highest toll, with 376 cases.
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