PGH warns public on fake negative COVID-19 test results using its forms
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine General Hospital has warned the public against dealing with suspicious individuals offering fake coronavirus test results under its name.
In a statement posted on Facebook, the PGH said they have been alerted of “falsified or fake negative results using the PGH SARS-CoV-2 Reverse Transcription PCR Report forms.”
“We wish to inform everyone to avoid dealing with unscrupulous individuals and be wary of suspicious-looking RT-PCR test reports,” it added.
The hospital said those who want to verify COVID-19 results can send an email [email protected]
Some social media users have been warning about a scheme of falsifying swab test results, which is a criminal act, for travel and work purposes.
As of Wednesday, there are 91,1754 active COVID-19 cases in the Philippines.
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