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Las Piñas teachers undergo rapid tests 

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Las Piñas City conducted rapid testing to about 200 public school teachers to ensure that they are fit to work with the opening of classes on Aug. 24.

The rapid testing was conducted to coincide with the start of the online enrollment to all public schools in the city that started last Monday.

According to Mayor Imelda Aguilar, the rapid testing will be made to all public school teachers as part of the preparation of the city government in the opening of school year 2020-2021.

Dr. Ferdinand Eusebio, the city health office head, said that the testing was made to determine if public school teachers are fit to work and not affected with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Eusebio said that he is hoping that the result of the rapid test will turn negative.

“We are going to give all our best, especially that the city government is continuing to support and help in ensuring the health of each and everyone in the city against COVID-19,” Eusebio said.

The City Health Office (CHO) recorded last June 1 a total of 3,618 individuals tested for swabbing and 3,018 for rapid testing as part of the city government’s expanded rapid testing.

It also recorded on June 2 a total of 305 individuals who were confirmed to have been afflicted with the virus. Meanwhile, there are 174 recoveries and 31 deaths.

Eusebio explained that the increasing number of individuals found positive from the virus is due to the swab testing results of the frontliners, some of whom were reportedly COVID-19 positive.

Aguilar, on her part, said that her administration will continue to address the needs of every city residents in the fight against the disease.

“We are continuing to intensify the health measures in the city to ensure that city residents will be free from the virus,” Aguilar said, noting that her administration will give help to frontliners who tested positive with the virus.

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