Mexico town evacuation center converted into Covid-19 isolation facility
Pampanga Governor Dennis Pineda announced that the permanent evacuation center in Mexico town in Pampanga province has been converted into an isolation facility for asymptomatic and mild Covid-19 patients.
“Ang permanent evacuation center po natin sa Mexico ay pina-convert natin na isolation facility para sa asymptomatic at mild cases ng Covid-19 infection mula sa mga bayan ng Pampanga,” he said on his Facebook page.
The governor said the facility has a capacity of almost 200 beds with health personnel on call 24/7.
“Ang 4 na buildings kasama na ang 3 container vans mula sa DPWH ay may 194 na kama. May 24/7 na medical staff sa pamumuno ni Dr. Dax Tidula, mayroon din po itong Internet, banyo, TV at aircon,” Pineda said.
“Ang NCC Building B ay ginagamit ng mga kababayan natin na galing abroad sa ilalim ng Balik Pampanga program,” he added.
“Bahagi po ito ng laban natin sa Covid-19. Ituloy po natin ang pag-iingat at disiplina para pigilin ang pagkalat ng virus,” Pineda said.
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