Ramil Hernandez inaugurates Laguna’s new COVID-19 testing facility
Testing for COVID-19 in Laguna is expected to ramp up with the opening of a Molecular Laboratory and Intensive Care Unit at the Laguna Provincial Hospital in San Pablo City District Hospital (LPH-SPCDH).
Laguna Governor Ramil Hernandez led the inauguration, together with Vice Governor Karen Agapay, Laguna Congresswoman Ruth Hernandez and other local officials.
The testing facility at LPH-SPCDH boasts of Nuclei Acid Extraction Machine, PCR Machine, Biosafety Cabinet, Laminar Flow Hood, Micro Centrifuges, Autoclaves, Cold Storage/Ultra Low Freezers and Pass Boxes.
In a Facebook post, Hernandez said the laboratory will have to pass certain tests before it can become fully operational.
“Hindi po tumitigil ang ating pamahalaang panlalawigan sa pagkilos laban sa COVID-19, kasabay ng pagsunod natin sa mga guidelines na iniaatas ng IATF,” he said.
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