BY DAYO ADESULU
Computer Science Department of the Lagos State University (LASU) has developed an application that could assist an individual know his or her status of coronavirus.
The App is called a Do It Yourself (DIY) test for COVID-19.
LASU authorities said in a statement that the test would be available from Tuesday next week.
The statement reads: “As part of the efforts of Lagos State University to create awareness to the general public on the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Department of Computer Science, Lagos State University has developed a mobile app to enable individuals to do a self-test for COVID-19.
“This innovation was led by Professor Benjamin Aribisala. Other team members are Dr Oluwatoyin Enikuomehin, Mr Olusola Olabanjo and Abdulazeez Saheed, and
Dr Abdulazeez Anjorin of Microbiology Department.
“The software which has been tested and certified by the Provost Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM), Ikeja, will be available on Playstore from 7th April 2020.”