As cases of Coronavirus continues to rise, the National Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has highlighted those that are eligible to undergo tests.
NCDC in a post on its official Twitter page explained that returning travelers with fever or difficulty in breathing are eligible for the test.
Also those who have had close contact with confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 are eligible to undergo the test.
The tweet read: “We’ve updated national case definitions for COVID19 and those that can be tested?
1. Returning travellers with fever, cough or difficulty breathing
2. Contacts of confirmed cases with these symptoms.
3. Those with fever and respiratory symptoms in areas of moderate-high prevalence.”
Meanwhile, Covid-19 patients in Nigeria on Monday rose to 131 as the NCDC confirmed 20 more cases.
As at Monday, two deaths were recorded and more cases were confirmed in more states.