Covid-19 Confirmatory Diagnosis Now Done In Bamenda
In line with the decision of the minister of Public Health to decentralization testing centres for the Coronavirus, the North-West region has been endowed with its own technical platfom for blood-sample analyses.
It took the team of experts from the Centre Pasteur in Yaounde who arrived in Bamenda on April 19, three days to set up the platform and train the lab technicians that shall henceforth man it.
Information from the ministry of Public Health said the centre had already tested 21 blood samples, with results made available within 48 hours.
The North-West now counts two confirmed Covid-19 cases being followed up by the regional rapid response and investigation team while an isolation unit has been mounted at Azam Hotel to receive, confine and follow up suspected cases.