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Scientific Factual Evidence of Covid19 Testing Procedure

Requested from DOH by Daniel Dawal at 12:53 AM on Jul 29, 2020.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 03/15/2020 - 07/15/2020
Tracking no: #DOH-898865611087

Daniel 12:53 AM, Jul 29, 2020

Hi, since the lockdown we have a lot of testing being done by different public and private agencies, and I would like to request at least one document that shows and provides scientific factual evidence of the testing procedure being used here in the Philippines that 100% positively identifies Covid-19 otherwise known as SARS-CoV2 (not any other type of Corona Virus) in a living human, beyond any reasonable doubt.

FOI 08:10 AM, Jul 29, 2020

July 29, 2020

Dear Daniel,

Thank you for your request dated Jul 29, 2020 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Scientific Factual Evidence of Covid19 Testing Procedure.

We received your request on Jul 29, 2020 and will respond on or before Aug 19, 2020 12:53:47 AM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://zcwboneline11222018-dot-efoi-ph.appspot.com/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEERPSC04OTg4NjU2MTEwODcM, for request with ticket number #DOH-898865611087.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

FOI Receiving Officer

Dr. Kenneth 03:01 PM, Jul 30, 2020

Hi Daniel Dawal

Please be informed that your request will be endorsed to the Health Regulation Team for action. Kindly await for their response, thank you
September 8, 2020

Dear Daniel Dawal,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Jul 29, 2020 12:53:47 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Scientific Factual Evidence of Covid19 Testing Procedure.

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have [some of]* the information you have requested. 

For further assistance you may review the FAQ section of the eFOI site: https://www.foi.gov.ph/help.

Your right to request a review

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to Undersecretary Lilibeth C. David, Chair of Data Governance Oversight Committee/ DOH Central Appeals and Review Committee, at foi@doh.gov.ph. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.

Respectfully,
FOI Officer

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