Davao Metropolis resumes free RT-PCR take a look at for F2, F3 Covid-19 shut contacts

Davao Metropolis resumes free RT-PCR take a look at for F2, F3 Covid-19 shut contacts



The Davao Metropolis authorities has resumed the free Reverse transcription PCR (RT-PCR) swab take a look at for the second-generation (F2) and third-generation (F3) contacts of a Covid-19 constructive.

The RT-PCR take a look at for the F2 and F3 shut contacts of the Covid-19 was suspended in August after the Southern Philippines Medical Heart (SPMC) machine extraction machine to run swab specimens slowed down and restricted testing kits. 

Davao Metropolis Covid-19 Activity Drive Spokesperson Dr. Michelle Schlosser in the course of the Bida Bakunado program over the Davao Metropolis Catastrophe Radio on Friday mentioned that the Magsaysay Swabtesting Heart has began second era (F2) and third-generation (F3) shut contacts for RT-PCR swabbing on October 5, 2021.

“Gibalik ang swabbing sa Magsaysay for F2 and F3, this week Tuesday. So ang most capability each day sa Magsaysay is 150-250 per day (We now have resumed the swabbing in Magsaysay for F2 and F3, beginning this Tuesday this week. So the utmost each day capability is 150-250 individuals per day),” Schlosser mentioned.

She added that whereas town continues to be ready for the SPMC laboratory restore, town authorities is maximizing its  Los Amigos Molecular Laboratory and Davao Worldwide Airport molecular laboratory to conduct and course of extra checks.

Schlosser, nonetheless, identified that even there was a brief suspension of swab testing for the second, third era contacts, the contact tracing for the mentioned people didn’t cease.

“We continued to tell them to conduct self-monitoring for COVID-19 signs,” Schlosser mentioned, including that those that exhibit signs or Influenza-Like-Sicknesses are instantly beneficial for swabbing.’ CIO



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