Capitol distributes supplies, equipment to district, provincial hospitals

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TO IMPROVE the management of Covid-19 cases in Cebu Province, the Provincial Government has distributed equipment and medical supplies including medicines to the 16 district and provincial hospitals of the province.

A total of 380 oxygen tanks, 40 hi flow nasal cannula machine, 78 boxes of antigen test kits were distributed.

The hospitals also received anti-viral medicines such as Azithromycin, Dexamethasone, Remdesevir, and Tocilizumab.

The Provincial Health Office (PHO) also distributed two ventilators in each of the four provincial hospitals in Balamban, Bogo City, Carcar City, and Danao City. One ventilator was given to Minglanilla District Hospital.

PHO said that some of the equipment were also donated by private institutions.

Earlier, Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia promised that provincial and district hospitals would be provided with medical supplies to accommodate and manage Covid-19 patients in the province.

The Department of Health (DOH) recorded on Monday, August 16, 2021, 351 new Covid-19 cases bringing the total active cases to 5,161 active cases. (MVE)

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