- Mayor Isko Moreno announced that there is free COVID-19 testing in Manila City
- The drive-thru testing has been officially launched and it will be open to people from Monday to Friday
- The Manila Public Information Office also shared additional details regarding the drive-thru testing
- The netizens were amazed by the COVID-19 response and efforts of the local government and Mayor Isko Moreno
The local government of Manila City has launched its drive-thru COVID-19 testing on Thursday.
KAMI learned that Manila Mayor Isko Moreno announced that the testing is free for those who want to be tested.
In a Facebook post, Mayor Isko shared that the only requirement is to bring a valid ID upon testing.
“Libre toits. Walang tosgas! Just bring your Valid ID,” he said.
The drive-thru COVID-19 testing area will be open every Monday to Friday starting from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
According to the Facebook post of Manila Public Information Office, the drive-thru testing is available for both Manila City and non-Manila City residents.
Those who do not have vehicles will be transferred to other facilities like Ospital ng Sampaloc, Ospital ng Maynila, and Gat Andres Bonifacio Memorial Medical Center.
The netizens were amazed by the COVID-19 testing in Manila City and the leadership of Mayor Isko. Here are some of their comments on the Facebook post of Mayor Isko Moreno:
“Salamat po sa libreng rapid test Yorme God bless po.”
“ibang level ang manila,... free mass testing grabe..
salute to u yorme”
“Ganyan dapat ang ginawa ng national gov. Thank u yorme”
“Yorme namin mabuting otaw rapid test walang tosgas, libre toits,tuloy tuloy ang serbisyo . God Bless”
“Manila is blessed with a very good and honest mayor...tnk u so much for your love to all manilenos...”
According to the COVID-19 tracker of the Department of Health (DOH), there are 4,236 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Manila City. The 2,606 are active cases.
Aside from the drive-thru testing, Mayor Isko announced earlier that P994 million worth of gadgets will be given to public school students and teachers for the blended learning.
In addition to that, the local government of Manila also partnered with food delivery app FoodPanda PH to help the tricycle drivers amid the COVID-19 crisis.
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