BuCor: 18 inmates recover from COVID-19
Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) Director General Gerald Bantag said 18 more persons deprived of liberty (PDLs) have recovered from the COVID-19 virus.
Bantag said the 18 PDLS were released from isolation at the quarantine facility Site Harry at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City after having tested positive after undergoing rapid tests and confirmatory polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests.
With this, Bantag also commended BuCor’s medical frontliners “who gave round-the-clock monitoring of these patients.”
He also praised “the fighting spirit of the BuCor Community, together with the PDL, amidst the risks brought by COVID-19.”
Bantag further enjoin everyone “to continue working as one team in all efforts against the COVID-19.”