Despite the effort to establish COVID-19 testing laboratories and the conduct of random testing in the city, Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio said the local government cannot do the mass testing yet.
The Department of Health Region XI (DOH-XI) and the local government has been conducting community case finding through random testing to trace suspected patients of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the city.
Work, school, social life have been postponed because of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
Mindanao’s first Covid-19 diagnostic laboratory is being eyed to operate in Tagum City this June to strengthen and speed up the diagnostic capacity in Davao Region.
A team composed of personnel from the Philippine National Police Maritime Group, Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), and Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources conducted a seaborne patrol at the Macajalar Bay on Thursday, April 23, as part of the government’s effort to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Health officials in Davao Region reiterate that the rapid-antibody test is not a confirmatory tool for coronavirus disease-2019 (Covid-19) testing.
The city government will adopt the extended Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) instead of the less-restrictive Modified Community Quarantine (MCQ) which it earlier announced.
A 69-year-old man from a suburban village here who died while confined at a government-run hospital became the third person to have contracted the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), authorities confirmed Friday, April 24.
The Southern Philippines Medical Center announced that it has taken steps to increase its testing capacity for the coronavirus disease-2019 (Covid-19) in the Davao region.
The Davao City government is eyeing to build three additional Covid-19 testing laboratories to speed up testing of cases in Mindanao.