Manila City is now starting localized targeted mass testing operations for COVID-19. In a Facebook post by the Manila PIO, they announced that they are now capable of conducting 1,000+ COVID-19 tests weekly.
Along with the Manila Health Department (MHD), six district hospitals were also given the green light to conduct mass testing. The following hospitals are:
- Ospital ng Maynila
- Sta. Ana Hospital/MIDCC
- Gat Andres Bonifacio Memorial Medical Center
- Ospital ng Tondo
- Justice Jose Abad Santos General Hospital
- Ospital ng Sampaloc
The post states that these facilities can collectively conduct about 232 COVID-19 tests every day (1,624 per week). These swab tests will be processed by either the Department of Health’s Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (DOH-RITM) or the University of the Philippines Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH).
BREAKING: Manila now capable of localized targeted mass testing with 1,000+ COVID-19 tests weeklyThe Manila City…
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As of writing, there have been 4,648 reported cases of COVID-19 in the Philippines, with 297 deaths and 197 recoveries.
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