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× DOH admits lack of test kits behind ‘unintentional underreporting’ of coronavirus cases

MANILA, Philippines --- The lack of sufficient testing supplies might have led to an "unintentional underreporting" of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the Philippines, the Department of Health (DOH) admitted Monday.

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III issued the statement after Sen. Panfilo Lacson claimed over the weekend that the DOH might have "underreported" COVID-19 cases "albeit unintentionally…

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