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SARANGANI TO EXPAND QUARANTINE FACILITIES – SOLON

The provincial government of Sarangani has allocated an additional P14 million to expand quarantine and isolation facilities for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients in its seven municipalities. Sarangani Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon said they are currently processing the release of the funds, which will also augment other response initiatives being implemented at the community level. Solon […]

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DPWH COMPLETES ILOILO CITY QUARANTINE FACILITIES

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) completed additional healthcare facilities in Iloilo City as part of its contribution towards fighting COVID-19 pandemic. DPWH Secretary and Isolation Czar Mark Villar, citing DPWH Regional Office 6 (DPWH-RO6) Director Lea Delfinado’s report, said that the newly-completed facilities at Barangay Sooc, Arevalo district in Iloilo City include […]

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2 PANGASINAN QUARANTINE FACILITIES READY – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the conversion of two buildings into quarantine facilities to be used by coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients in Burgos and Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan. Based on a report from DPWH Region 1 Director RonnelTan, DPWH Secretary and isolation czar Mark Villar announced that the repurposing of Pangasinan […]

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DPWH COMPLETES 3 QUARANTINE FACILITIES IN ILIGAN CITY – VILLAR

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar announced the completion of new quarantine facilities in Iligan City, Lanao Del Norte that will help free up hospital beds for moderate, critical or severe COVID-19 cases. Villar, government’s isolation czar for the coronavirus pandemic, said that three multi-purpose buildings in Iligan City were converted into isolation facilities […]

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DPWH TO COMPLETE 23 NCR QUARANTINE FACILITIES BY END OF AUGUST – VILLAR

A total of 23 additional coronavirus disease (COVID-19) quarantine facilities in Metro Manila are now under construction and is being fast-tracked for completion before the end of August 2020. This was disclosed by Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar citing the urgency of the projects as the Department of Health recently announced […]

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DPWH TURNS OVER 200 BEDS TO CEBU CITY QUARANTINE FACILITIES– VILLAR

A total of 200 wooden beds made by workers of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) are now being used by quarantined coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients in Cebu City. Secretary Mark Villar said the wooden beds were fabricated by the DPWH Cebu City District Engineering Office following a meeting by District Engineer Florida […]

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PUT UP MORE QUARANTINE FACILITIES IN CEBU CITY – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara is calling for the establishment of more mega quarantine facilities in Region 7, especially in Cebu as the number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases continue to rise in the various provinces of the Central Visayas. As of June 28, 2020, Region 7 has breached the 8,000 mark on the total number of […]

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COVID-19 QUARANTINE FACILITY SET UP FOR MMDA EMPLOYEES – LIM

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has built an isolation or quarantine facility to accommodate its asymptomatic employees who were exposed to cases of the corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The newly-constructed isolation facility, with a lot area of approximately 800 square meters, is located at the agency’s headquarters in Makati City. The facility is […]

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DPWH COMPLETES 7 ‘MEGA COMMUNITY QUARANTINE’ FACILITIES – VILLAR

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) reported that it has completed seven “mega community quarantine” facilities for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients, in partnership with private companies.  In an accomplishment report, DPWH Secretary Mark Villar said these health facilities also called “We Heal as One Centers” can accommodate a total of 1,976 people […]

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OWWA SHOULD PROVIDE RETURNING OFWs WITH DECENT QUARANTINE FACILITIES – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) to provide returning Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) with decent accommodations to ensure their health and safety as they undergo mandatory quarantine for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country. Gatchalian said a video of the deplorable conditions of repatriated migrant workers who share a […]