Health Secretary Francisco Duque III, officials of the National Action Plan Against COVID-19, and local government executives inspected Thursday a mega-quarantine facility in Calamba, Laguna.
LOOK: DOH Sec. Francisco Duque III at iba pang opisyal ng NTF Against COVID-19, ininspeksyon ang itinatayong Mega Quarantine Facility sa Calamba City, Laguna. | via @luisitosantos03 pic.twitter.com/GzAkEysKOJ— DZBB Super Radyo (@dzbb) August 27, 2020
Aside from Duque, chief implementer Secretary Carlito Galvez Jr., deputy chief implementer Vince Dizon, Laguna Governor Ramil Hernandez, Calamba Mayor Timmy Chipeco also checked the four-storey regional government center which was converted into a quarantine facility, the biggest in Calabarzon.
During a press conference, Dizon said the facility has 650 beds, of which 553 will be for COVID-19 positive, mild and asymptomatic, patients and 97 beds for health workers. It also has cubicles for nurses.
“Malapit nang matapos, according to DPWH, nasa mga 80% na tayo and I think by the end of the month pwede nang tumanggap ng pasyente ito,” he said.—AOL, GMA News