El Nido opens P140-M hospital as Palawan town prepares for tourism return

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PUERTO PRINCESA CITY—The local government of El Nido inaugurated a P140-million community hospital, the first government medical facility in this northern town that is gearing up to reopen its tourism industry.

 

Palawan Gov. Jose Alvarez, in a message for the hospital opening on Friday (Aug. 28), said a virus testing lab would also soon open in the hospital.

 

El Nido Mayor Edna Gacot-Lim said that Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat would also donate lab equipment for the town’s hospital as it eyes tourism reopening amid the pandemic.

 

“We will be counting only days until El Nido opens to tourists for our country,” Lim said, adding that this wa…

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