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The use of temporary treatment facilities has reached 78 percent, according to a DOH executive.
After the use rate of Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facilities (TTMFs) reached over 78 percent, the national government is increasing the number of contracted hotels to be utilized as isolation sites, according to a health official.
As coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases have continued to grow in recent weeks, Health Undersecretary and Treatment Czar Leopoldo Vega said there has been an increase in the number of requests for isolation or quarantine facilities.
“Iyong December, nasa 15% lang yata at mga less than 10% ng utilization ng ating temporary treatment facilities,” says the report. So, ang iba ho nito talagang nag-aano na, nag-defunctionalize (The use of temporary treatment facilities was 15% or less than 10% last December.) So some of them were defunctionalized),” he added during a televised press conference.
He also mentioned that some of the hotels and amenities that were commissioned as TTMFs had contracts that expired on December 31, 2021.
Local government entities are reactivating their TTMFs to offer suitable isolation and quarantine locations for healthcare personnel and the general public.
“Ang use ng TTMFs ay nasa about 78 percent na po,” says the author. As a result, the number of isolation and facilities for health care workers and the general public is gradually increasing (the use of TTMFs is already at around 78 percent). As a result, we’re steadily increasing the number of isolation rooms and facilities for healthcare personnel and the general public),” Vega explained.
The country had an all-time high of 34,021 new infections on Thursday, bringing the overall number of infections to 3,092,409 and the number of active cases to 237,387.