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Globe provides free internet connection in select Metro Manila hospitals

Globe Telecom has offered free and unlimited internet connection in select hospitals in Metro Manila amid concerns over the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-2019).

Through its GoWifi service, internet connection will be available in several hospitals in Manila, Makati City, Taguig City, Pasig City, San Juan, and Quezon City.

The service has been rolled out on Friday and will last until April 15.

"This is to help our healthcare frontliners--doctors, nurses, medical personnel -- and patients and their loved ones to remain connected and be informed in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic," the Globe advisory read.

Here's a list of the hospitals included in the service:

Chinese General Hospital
Metropolitan Medical Center
Philippine General Hospital
Manila Doctors Hospital
Qualimed Manila (PGH Area)

Ospital ng Makati

Manila Naval Hospital
St. Luke’s Medical Center, Global City

Pasig City
The Medical City
Pasig City General Hospital

San Juan
Cardinal Santos Hospital
San Juan Medical Center

Quezon City
Philippine Heart Center
Lung Center of the Philippines
St. Luke’s Medical Center
National Kidney and Transplant Institute

As of Thursday, the Philippines has 52 confirmed COVID-19 cases with five deaths. The World Health Organization recently declared the COVID-19 as a pandemic. —Angelica Y. Yang/MGP, GMA News