Ospital ng Tondo temporarily closed as 32 healthcare workers catch coronavirus

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 14) — Ospital ng Tondo is temporarily closed for disinfection as 32 of its medical workers tested positive for coronavirus, Manila City Mayor Francisco 'Isko Moreno' Domagoso said Friday.

Domagoso said in a statement that those already admitted to the district hospital will continue to receive care.

Meanwhile, incoming patients will be referred to other city government hospitals, he added.

The mayor said the temporary shutdown would allow employees of Ospital ng Tondo to recover and rest.