‘Di malalaman kung walang test: Railway personnel positive for COVID-19 climbs to 522
By Billy Begas
The number of personnel of the railway sector of the Department of Transportation (DOTr) who tested positive for COVID-19 has reached 522.
As of April 6, 2,821 personnel of the railway sector have been tested.
Of the 1,185 personnel of the Light Rail Transit Line 1 (LRT-1) 377 have been tested and 117 turned positive.
In the LRT-2, 571 of its 1,277 personnel have been have been tested and 143 were positive.
The Metro Rail Transit 3 (MRT-3) has 3,284 personnel, of which 860 have been tested and 131 were positive for COVID-19.
Of the 1,729 personnel of the Philippine National Railway System (PNR), 1,013 have been tested and 131 were positive for the virus.
On Tuesday, the DOTr said that 478 railway personnel tested positive for COVID-19 as of April 5.