The Ayala Group of Companies has completed the conversion of portions of the Ayala Group of Companies in Pasay City into a 500-bed temporary healthcare facility that will attend to patients affected by COVID-19.
Ayala Group said in a statement the facility was turned over on April 14 to the Armed Forces of the Philippines Health Service Command, which will serve as medical operator.
The group completed the project through the collective efforts of several Ayala Corp. units—Ayala Land Inc., Globe Telecom Inc., Manila Water Co. Inc., Integrated Micro-Electronics Inc. and AC Energy Inc.—along with the ICCP Group and Manila Exhibition Center Inc. and with support from the Bases Conversion Development Authority and the national government.
The Ayala Group said it was able to pool P46.4 million for theproject.
Ayala Land unit Makati Development Corp. headed the fit-out construction of 9,700 square meters of space at the WTC in seven days. The facility features 500 beds enclosed in safe, clean, and controlled isolation cubicles, as well as examination rooms, nurses’ stations, doctors’ work areas and medical staff quarters.