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Pasay sports complex, school transformed into isolation rooms for PUIs

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 06:36 PM March 24, 2020

Pasay Mayor Emi Rubiano shows modular tents to be used for isolation units of COVID-19 persons under investigation. /Pasay Public Information Office

MANILA, Philippines — Pasay City Sports Complex and Padre Burgos Elementary School will be used as isolation units for persons under investigation (PUIs) for coronavirus disease, Pasay government said Tuesday.

In a statement on Tuesday, Pasay Mayor Emi Rubiano said they would set up modular tents for the patients who will be identified by the Pasay City General Hospital.

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To date, Pasay City Health Office has recorded seven confirmed cases of COVID-19, 41 persons under monitoring and 38 PUIs for the respiratory disease, caused by the novel coronavirus.

Rubiano noted that the city health office will implement strict surveillance to verify cases of persons checked for the disease.

The mayor also reminded the public to stay at home, implement social distancing and follow strict curfew hours in the city.

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