NCDC launches digital platform for speedy delivery of COVID-19 test results

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has launched a digital platform to ensure speedy delivery of COVID-19 results in the Federal Capital Territory.
Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu [NCDC]

Ilori said that the platform, called Surveillance Outbreak Response Management Analysis System (SORMAS), would be used to communicate directly to individuals through SMS alert.

She noted that individuals would also get a code, to enable them to print their results if they wished to, while the authenticity of the result could be checked using a barcode.

The director, however, noted that only negative results would be communicated through the platform for now, while positive results would be communicated through the health professionals.

She said that the result was only be valid for 14 days from the day of sample collection.

Author: News Agency Of Nigeria Source: Pulse Nigeria

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