All Metro Manila hotels now fully booked, can’t be converted into isolation facilities


MANILA, Philippines — All 300 inns in Metro (according to the website affiliated with the Philippine Resort House owners Affiliation (PHOA) are already absolutely booked and will now not be transformed into isolation amenities.


In a televised briefing Saturday, PHOA president Arthur Lopez stated their inns have already been became transient accommodation for returning out of the country Filipino staff (OFWs).

“At this time, the entire inns within the NCR are absolutely booked,” Lopez stated.


“Why do I say absolutely booked? As a result of OWWA [Overseas Workers Welfare Administration)] has taken over those inns for the OFWs which might be returning again to the rustic. Wala na kaming maibigay na ibang resort para gawing isolation amenities,” he added.

The Philippine Faculty of Physicians previous recommended the federal government to convert hotels into isolation units for COVID-19 sufferers as new instances proceed to crush hospitals.

On Saturday, the federal government is predicted to come to a decision if it is going to lengthen or carry the improved group quarantine over Metro (according to the website, Rizal, Bulacan, Laguna and Cavite.


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