The mayor of San Juan, Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto, announced that the residents of Old San Juan will be able to perform molecular tests of coronavirus at the city hall today, from 9:00 in the morning until 12:00 in the afternoon.  "Fulfilling our commitment to offer this service to the people of San Juan, we will be conducting molecular tests for the detection of COVID-19 on the families residing in Old San Juan from Calle Luna to Calle Norzagaray . People who wish to take the test must wear a mask, and carry photo identification, as well as evidence of residence in Old San Juan such as a water or electricity bill, rental agreement or any other document ”, Cruz Soto explained in written statements.
“Two weeks ago we carried out tests on 79 residents of the La Perla community. Why Old San Juan? Because it is the community most visited by tourists and visitors from all over San Juan "he added.
The mayor indicated that" as in the servicarro located in the Río Piedras Diagnosis and Treatment Center, in the Casa The mayor's office will have health professionals and nursing staff with the necessary equipment to carry out the tests. There the medical personnel will carry out the screening protocol, and then take the sample, which will be processed and sent to the laboratory. ”