VCare Diagnostics COVID-19 Tests

Lagos State Accredited and NCDC recognized lab for RT-PCR testing for COVID-19

WHAT IS CORONA VIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19)?

SARS-CoV-2 is a novel coronavirus that was identified in Wuhan, China, at the end of 2019 and causes the disease known as Covid-19. It has now spread to all continents and was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation on the 11th March 2020. There is currently person to person spread of the virus The virus that causes COVID-19 probably emerged from an animal source but is now spreading from person to person through respiratory droplets when a person coughs and sneezes. It may also be possible to get infected by touching a surface or an object that has virus on it and then touching your mouth, nose or eyes, but this is not the main way that the virus spreads.

HOW IS THE VIRUS SPREAD?

The virus that causes COVID-19 probably emerged from an animal source but is now spreading from person to person through respiratory droplets when a person coughs and sneezes. It may also be possible to get infected by touching a surface or an object that has virus on it and then touching your mouth, nose or eyes, but this is not the main way that the virus spreads.

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