Gubana said the lab had so far tested 40 persons with only one positive, adding that the lab had the capacity to test 98 persons daily.
According to him, since Feb. 27, the state has recorded 362 cases of COVID-19 out of which 67 were positive; eight deaths, 225 were negative while 59 had been treated and discharged.
Meanwhile, the state government had directed that civil servants on grade levels 1-12 should resume at their duty posts on Monday, Aug. 17.
Gubana called on the general public to always wear face mask, especially in public places.
Edited By: Joe Idika/Felix Ajide (NAN)