Paranaque City gov’t receives 500 sets of PPE

Published November 26, 2021, 11:33 AM

by Jean Fernando

The Paranaque City government received 500 sets of personal protective equipment (PPE) for use by its medical frontliners in the fight against COVID-19.

Mayor Edwin Olivarez thanked the Paranaque City Eagles Club for donating on Thursday (Nov. 25) the 500 PPEs for the use of the medical staff of Ospital ng Paranaque 1 and 2 (OSPAR 1 and 2).

The 500 pieces of PPE were turned over to OSPAR 1 and 2 medical director, Dr. Jefferson Pagsisihan, who said that the donation is a big help to the hospital medical frontliners.

The mayor said the PPEs are very important to the medical frontliners who are exposed daily to the COVID-19 virus.

Olivarez also said the dedication of medical frotnliners in helping the COVID-19 patients recover is a big factor in bringing down the number of COVID-19 active case in the city to 57 and 13 new cases.

He said five out of 16 villages in the city have zero COVID cases. These are Barangays Don Galo,La Huerta, Vitales, Marcelo Green, and San Martin de Porres.

The mayor appealed to residents in Barangays BF Homes with 13 cases, San Isidro with 9, Don Bosco with 8, Moonwalk with 7, Sto. Nino with 6; Merville and San Antonio both with 4, to also aim for zero case in their areas.

Olivarez said Barangay Tambo has two cases, while Baclaran, San Dionisio, and Sun Valley have one case each.