Cebu City residents urged: Submit to rapid test

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Cebu City residents are encouraged to take the rapid tests as this is the last day of testing in the tricities of Cebu, Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu.

Cebu City residents are encouraged to undergo rapid antibody tests. Above is a scene from the Rapid Mass Testing being conducted at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Gym in Barangay Punta Princesa on Friday, May 8, 2020. | Gerard Francisco

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is urging the residents to submit themselves to the rapid test.Cebu City lags behind its neighbors in the accomplishment for the number of tested individuals.Strategic test in Week 1: 54% turnout in tricities City Officer Rey Gealon is encouraging the residents of Barangays Binaliw, Adlaon, Agsungot, Mabini, Sirao, Cambinocot, Tabunan, Bonbon, Paril, and Buhisan to undergo the test.

He said the city would need more volunteers to get as many samples as they could for a better data assessment.The city government has reminded the residents that the results of the test can be used when they will return to work once the enhanced community quarantine will become a modified enhanced community quarantine.

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My family have been inside the house for more than 2 months. Most especially my mother. Should we take the risk to go outside and get tested. I think not😊

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