Bauchi state government says it is expected to soon get testing center for coronovirus.

The State Deputy Governor, Senator Baba Tela disclosed this while addressing Journalists at the Government House Bauchi.

Senator Baba Tela said establishment of testing center in the state will ensure prompt and timely testing of patients infected with the virus.

According to him, the state government is working assiduously in close collaboration with stakeholders to ensure the actualization of the establishment of testing center for coronovirus in the state.

The deputy governor, who is the Chairman of the Task Force on COVID-19 who expressed concern on the non compliance of the directive of the closure of borders, said the measure is to maintain sanity in the management of the virus.

On the level of donations for the mitigation of coronovirus scourge, Senator Baba Tela announced donation of cash of 2 point 5 million naira in addition to food items of about 1 point 5 million naira.

The deputy governor said civil servants have also pledged to contribute from their salaries to compliment the efforts of the state government in tackling the spread of the virus.

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