KNUST develops coronavirus testing kits

Testing kits and personal protective equipment(PPE) are becoming harder to come by as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic day after day, but one of Ghana’s premium universities KNUST might have found a breakthrough…

The founder of the Dankwa Institute, Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko have made known the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology(KNUST) have developed testing kits to help in the battle of the pandemic in Ghana.

According to Gabby, the test kit is currently before the FDA for quality checks and approval.

If approved the testing kit will then go through the final process of approval which is Noguchi for efficacy tests and if passed, then will be given the green light to be used.

Ghana’s coronavirus case have a total number of 1550, with 155 recoveries, and 11 deaths.