Ni Joan Alcantara
Photo: DPWH

LUNGSOD NG QUEZON–Gawa na ang may 96-bed capacity na quarantine o isolation healthcare facility sa Quezon City (QC) University.

“These mobile health facilities in Quezon City University were constructed to enable the immediate isolation of mild and asymptomatic COVID-19 cases and mitigate its spread to nearby areas,” pahayag ni Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Secretary Mark A. Villar.

Sa tulong ng QC 1st District Engineering Office ay nagawang 48 air-conditioned rooms na may double beds ang 12 units ng 40-foot container vans sunod sa design standard ng DPWH Task Force to Facilitate Augmentation of Local and National Health Facility.

Meron ding two-storey quarters ang mga medical worker na may kubeta at air-conditioning units.


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