Amid the ongoing situation surrounding the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19, The Medical City Iloilo released a statement calling on the public to show their support for healthcare workers.
“‘Healthcare heroes’ need your support and understanding [in] these very challenging times,” the medical facility wrote on social media. “The Medical City Iloilo healthcare workers and frontliners have been doing their duty to take care of the sick and protect the community against Covid-19.”
“Please include us in your prayers, broaden your understanding, and avoid any kind of discrimination,” they added. “We need it now more than ever.”
The Department of Health-Region VI (DOH-6) recently announced a second coronavirus case in the region with DOH-6 director, Dr. Marlyn Convocar, identifying the patient as a 65-year-old male from Guimbal, Iloilo./WDJ