Lagos State University Develops Covid-19 Self-test App for Nigerians

About a month ago, Nigeria’s first Coronavirus case emerged; since then, organizations, businesses, and even individuals have worked towards finding solutions as to how the virus can be curbed and how infected people can have as smooth a road to recovery as possible

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Just last week, Wellvis Health announced an app that helps Nigerians know their risk of infection. 54gene also announced that they have helped raise approximately $500,000 to help the country improve its testing capacity. Days ago, Lifebank opened a drive-through mobile testing center to help speed up and support the testing efforts in the country.

Now, Lagos State University (LASU) has joined its efforts into same direction, coming up with a new method of getting tested for the coronavirus in the country.

The University has developed a self-test app that individuals can use to test for the deadly virus.

The mobile app was developed by the Computer Science Department of the university, and according to the institution, will also help create awareness about COVID-19 to the general public.

The mobile app has been tested and certified by the Provost of the Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM), and will be available for download on Playstore beginning from 7th of April 2020.

 

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