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LRT-2 offers free antigen test


The Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) offers free antigen tests to consenting random and volunteering passengers at Antipolo, Cubao, and Recto stations.

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In line with the directive of Department of Transportation (DOTr) Secretary Art Tugade to help curb the spread of COVID-19, the LRTA — along with the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) and Philippine National Railways (PNR) — is offering free antigen tests to consenting random passengers.

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In a tweet, the LRTA said that the free testing will occur from Monday to Friday. Check out the schedule below.

• Antipolo (7 AM to 11 AM)
• Cubao (9 AM to 4 PM)
• Recto (3 PM to 7 PM)

As of January 12, 2022 (10 AM), there were 34 passengers tested at Recto and Cubao stations: 28 with negative antigen results and six with positive antigen results.

The LRTA said that they will deploy teams composed of a nurse who will administer the test; an encoder who will document the passenger’s information; personnel who will label the collected specimen; and a safety officer/marshall who will control the possible influx of passengers who agree to be tested.

Source: LRTA

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