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Panlaban sa COVID-19: Isko Moreno receives face masks, thermal scanners from Guangzhou

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Manila Mayor Isko Moreno on Wednesday, March 25, received about 200,000 N95 masks, 100,000 surgical masks and 2,000 thermal scanners from the Guangzhou municipal government.

Moreno said the medical supplies will be distributed to frontliners and barangay workers amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak in the country.

“We will issue two thermal scanners per barangay, while the masks will be distributed to our healthcare workers and frontliners in hospitals and other public health facilities,” he said.

The turnover of the donation was facilitated by Guangzhou Consul General Marshall Louis Alferez and Guangzhou Foreign Affairs Office representative Tan Cong through Secretary to the Manila Mayor Bernardito Ang.

As of March 25, there are 32 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Manila and 104 persons under investigation for contracting the virus.