PH receives COVID-19 test kits from Brunei

Published April 9, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Richa Noriega

The Philippines has received a donation of 20 units, capable of 1,000 tests for coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19), from Brunei, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced on Thursday.

DFA said the actual test kits were delivered a few days ago to the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM).

A ceremonial turnover of the donation was made on April 8, Wednesday by Bruneian Ambassador to the Philippines Johariah Wahab to Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque III.

As of Thursday, the Department of Health recorded 4,076 cases of COVID-19 in the country.

 
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