Presidential yacht now ready to accept COVID-19 patients

THE presidential yacht, BRP Ang Pangulo (ACS-25) is now ready to accept COVID-19 patients as necessary works to transform the vessel into a floating quarantine facility were already finished.

According to Facebook page of the Philippine Navy, remodelling of the ship began within 48 hours following President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement to utilize the ship for coronavirus patients. Officers and enlisted personnel aboard ACS-25 spearheaded the transformation of the VIP compartments of the ship into COVID-19 dedicated medical ward and patient rooms that can accommodate a total of 28 patients with five medical personnel.

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