BULACAN, Philippines — The National Task Force Against COVID-19 opens the largest of the four Mega Swabbing Facilities established by the government in partnership with a private sector.
The swabbing facility located in the Philippine Arena has over 96 swabbing booths and has the capacity of conducting around 1,500 swabs per day. According to a tweet by @ntfcovid19, its protocols are based on the end-to-end T3 Management System against COVID-19, which is designed to test, trace and treat patients.
Among those present during the inspection of the swabbing facility are National Action Plan (NAP) Against COVID-19 Chief Implementer Sec. Carlito G. Galvez, Jr., Deputy Chief Implementer Sec. Vince Dizon, Senator Manny Pacquiao, and CEO of Maligaya Development Corp. Atty. Glicerio Santos IV.
The Philippine Arena is the fourth set to be operational. According to the agency, three mega swabbing facilities are already conducting tests. These include the Palacio de Manila along Roxas Boulevard, Enderun Colleges in Taguig City, and the Mall of Asia in Pasay City.