Philippine Red Cross (PRC) chairman Senator Richard Gordon (2nd from left) leads the recent inauguration of PRC’s sixth molecular laboratory located in Batangas City. Donated by LT Group, Inc., the listed holding firm of tycoon Lucio C. Tan, the new lab is capable of conducting 4,000 COVID-19 tests daily using its own automated RNA Extraction and Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) machine. Open to the public since July 11, the lab can also detect tuberculosis, cancer, HIV, dengue, malaria, hepatitis and Zika, among others. Joining Sen. Gordon are (L-R): LT Group chief finance officer Jose Gabriel Olives; Atty. Raul Academia of tocacco firm PMFTC; and Asia Brewery vice president Dr. Rocky Rivera.
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