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OVP to open 2nd free dorm facility for COVID-19 frontliners

By: - Reporter / @KHallareINQ
/ 06:11 PM March 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Office of the Vice President will be opening its second free dormitory for medical frontliners fighting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Teachers Village, Quezon City.

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We are opening our second dorm, free for the use of our frontliners!!Our first dormitory in Cubao had a long list of…

Posted by Leni Gerona Robredo on Saturday, March 28, 2020

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In a Facebook post by Vice President Leni Robredo on Saturday, she stated the free dorm was made possible with the help of the University of the Philippines Law Class 1990-A, Rotary Club of San Juan Del Monte, Spouses of Rotary Club of San Juan North, and other Angat Buhay partners.

The first dormitory opened in Cubao.

“This is open to health workers, medical practitioners and other frontliners like security guards, and others doing frontline services related to our COVID-19,” Robredo stated.

But due to limited space, the dormitory will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Those who are interested can send a message via [email protected] or 0998 591 7408.

As of Saturday, the country’s record for COVID-19 cases reached 1,075, with 68 deaths and 35 recoveries.

To contain the spread of the disease, Luzon was placed under an enhanced community quarantine by President Rodrigo Duterte.

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Edited by JPV

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