Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong expressed his gratitude to COVID19 National Task Force Implementer Carlito Galvez Jr for his commitment to give additional molecular laboratories to the Summer Capital.
The Baguio politiko earlier requested to add more molecular laboratories in the city.
Magalong said the additional labs will ease the burden on Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC).
Galvez another two molecular laboratories will boost Baguio’s testing capacity for COVID19 to 1,500 tests per day.
He also committed to provide two reverse transmission polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) machines and an automated extraction machine for the labs.