- Doctors, nurses, and other healthcare workers are being hailed in the Philippines for leading the battle against COVID-19
- In just the last two days, three doctors passed away after getting infected with the virus
- Those three doctors are Cardiologist Israel Bactol from the Philippine Heart Center, anesthesiologist Gregorio Macasaet III of Manila Doctors Hospital and oncologist Rose Pulido at the San Juan de Dios Hospital
- The Philippine Medical Association (PMA) paid tribute to the fallen heroes in a new statement
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Many Filipinos are hailing doctors, nurses, and other healthcare workers for leading the battle against COVID-19.
KAMI learned that three doctors passed away in the last two days after getting infected with the virus.
According to SunStar and The Summit Express, those three doctors are Cardiologist Israel Bactol from the Philippine Heart Center, anesthesiologist Gregorio Macasaet III of Manila Doctors Hospital and an oncologist at the San Juan de Dios Hospital.
The Philippine Medical Association (PMA) paid tribute to the fallen heroes in a new statement.
“You are a great loss to the medical profession and to our country. We thank you dear doctors for finishing the race with a great fight,” the group stated.
CNN Philippines reported earlier that the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Philippines is now 380 and the death toll is at 25.
In a report by ABS-CBN News, a total of 15 patients have recovered from COVID-19.
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