Robredo’s free COVID-19 antigen test showed 191 out of 410 positive


Published January 5, 2022 7:52pm

At least 191 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 in the swab cab initiative of Vice President Leni Robredo, which provides mobile antigen testing service.

Robredo, in a statement, said a total of 410 people took the antigen test in Tandang Sora, Quezon City.

“That’s more than 46% positive rate so far,” Robredo said in a Facebook post.

Those who are interested in having themselves tested under the swab cab program for January 6 will have to pre-register via this link

Under existing government policy, those with COVID-19 symptoms and their close contacts are entitled to free RT-PCR testing.

Robredo also called for medical, licensed mental health professional and non-medical volunteers for the Bayanihan E-Konsulta, the free teleconsultation service she launched when there was a surge in COVID-19 cases in April last year.

General practitioners and doctors specializing in allergology, pediatrics-endocrinology, general surgery, pediatric surgery, internal medicine, neurology, urology, adult infectious disease, gastroenterology, developmental pediatrics, rehab medicine and other specializations may sign up through

Psychiatrists, licensed psychologists, licensed psychometricians, counselors, students of MA in Clinical Psychology and other volunteers with mental health training and experience may register at

Non-doctors or nurses, non-licensed medical students, call center agents, chat agents, college students, who will be tasked to connect the volunteer doctors with the patients needing e-consultation, may get on board through

Volunteers will work remotely and must have their own gadgets and internet connection.

“With the continuing increase of COVID-19 cases, patuloy po sana tayong sumunod sa mga health protocol. Magsuot ng mask, at kung hindi kailangang lumabas, manatili sa loob ng bahay. Magpabakuna at magpa-booster shot na rin kung qualified na. Let’s keep each other safe from the virus,” Robredo said.

The Health department reported over 10,000 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, January 5.–LDF, GMA News

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