MANILA – The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) beats the one million saliva RT-PCR tests check on Nov. 12, 2021, since its launch last Jan. 25, 2021. The PRC saliva RT-PCR test is the primary and exclusive in the nation.
In a research by the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Campus (UIUC) and the University of the Philippines, a saliva RT-PCR test is a safe option to the Swab RT-PCR test.
The PRC additionally innovates to get the saliva RT-PCR test available to the people through its social chapters and partnerships with SM, Robinsons, Araneta City, and Ayala Malls, getting it to 124 collection sites nationwide.
The saliva RT-PCR test is within the force of PRC chairperson and CEO Senator Richard Gordon to produce a quicker, more affordable, and non-invasive option for the swab RT-PCR test.
The PRC is the preeminent association with 4.8 million people examined. With the drive-thru store places nationwide, home assistance saliva group sites, and the opening of the 14th PRC molecular laboratory in the Philippines, PRC will quickly lead the five million value in the coming weeks, preparing to be meaningful cooperation in the fight against Covid-19.
The PRC additionally partnered with Angkas, producing the motorbike ride-hailing app as a mobile saliva specimen representative to make RT-PCR tests convenient for the clients who want to get tested in the comfort of their residences.
“The saliva RT-PCR test with an efficiency of 98.23 per cent continues to be a game-changer for our nation. The discounted cost of testing (PHP 1,500) examines more bodies such as students, employees, factory workers, healthcare workers, and other essential workers. Rest ensured that PRC continues assigned to its responsibility of discovering ways to test more further and hold Filipinos out of harm’s approach,” Gordon stated.