Visayas’ biggest Red Cross Molecular Lab opens for COVID-19 swabbing, testing in Cebu

Red Cross Molecular Lab
The Mandaue laboratory is capable of processing 4,000 PCR testing a day. Photo from Philippine Red Cross Cebu Chapter – EMS Team Facebook

The Philippine Red Cross’ (PRC) biggest molecular laboratory in the Visayas islands has opened for COVID-19 swab tests and processing.

The COVID lab testing center sits on 207 square meters in Jagobiao, Mandaue City.

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The PRC Molecular Laboratory which was inaugurated in July is capable of processing 4,000 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests per day.

The processing at the PRC Mandaue lab takes 24 hours to issue results. The lab is expected to ease the backlogs in PCR testing in Cebu.

Contact the PRC Mandaue Laboratory here:

  • (032) 318 5923
  • 09171049259
  • 09273850219
    or via Email:

Mactan-Cebu also hosts the world’s first airport PCR testing lab for COVID-19.

You can find the nearest COVID-19 Testing Centers in the Philippines near you using Google Maps.

SEND CHEERS in the comments below to the Philippine Red Cross for setting up the biggest Red Cross Molecular Lab in Cebu in the Visayas.

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