Mayor Beng Climaco leads opening of new COVID facility


The Politiko and her team ramped up their preps for the recent COVID-19 surge.

Zamboanga Mayor Beng Climaco led the unveiling ceremony with District 1 Cong Jawo Jimenez and members of the LIATF, of the 320-bed capacity Mega Isolation facility in barangay Talisayan. Mayor Beng expressed hopes that the facility will serve in healing and recovery of COVID-19 cases vis-a-vis the city’s mission to protect and keep residents safe from the virus.

Touted as the biggest isolation facility in this part of the country, the Mega Isolation Facility is a container van type, equipped with its own generator set. Each room has a comfort room and aircon unit. As the facility was being unveiled, 11 COVID-19 cases were already admitted at the facility.