DOH: Metro Manila hospitals can handle up to 50% postholiday COVID surge

DOH: Metro Manila hospitals can handle up to 50% postholiday COVID surge

MANILA, Philippines – Metro Manila hospitals can handle a surge in COVID-19 cases that may occur after the holiday season, Health Undersecretary Leopoldo Vega said on Wednesday. Speaking at a news briefing, Vega said the Department of Health (DOH) was building up hospital capacity to meet a possible postholiday surge in COVID-19 cases.