Philippines Epidemic ‘Red Zone’: Life in quarantine facilities

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    As of September 17, the Philippines has had more than 270,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the largest number of confirmed cases in southeast Asia. In the face of the epidemic, the Philippine government has been taking active measures. Since April, it has been building a number of makeshift quarantine facilities to treat patients with mild cases. How do the facilities work? How is the patients’ life? What are the sacrifices made by medics? CGTN went into the “Red Zone” of a facility and brought you with touching stories of the patients’ life in quarantine facilities. #Coronavirus #COVID19 #Philippines

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