Top officials in fight vs COVID-19 visit Cebu

Top government officials leading the Philippine government’s fight against COVID-19 pandemic visited Cebu City today, June 23 for IATF consultation visit.

Air Mobility Command photo

Department of the National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Eduardo M Año, Chief Implementer of the Philippines’ Declared National Policy against COVID-19 Secretary Carlito G. Galvez Jr., Environment Secretary Roy A. Cimatu who is also Visayas Implementer of COVID-19 response, Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco T. Duque III, and their staff were transported by Philippine Air Force C-295 aircraft from Colonel Jesus Villamor Air Base, Pasay City to Brigadier General Benito N Ebuen Air Base, Lapu-lapu City, Cebu.

“Part of their trip will be the visit to two known hospitals in Cebu catering to coronavirus patients – the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Hospital and the Chong Hua Hospital,” the Air Mobility Command said.

The said C-295 aircraft is being operated by the 220th Airlift Wing under PAF’s Air Mobility Command.