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Mining company extends help to fight COVID-19

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan– OceanaGold’s Didipio Gold and Copper project in Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya has extended help in line with the efforts of the government to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus disease 2019 (CoVid-19).

The company extended assistance to its various stakeholders within the provinces of Nueva Vizcaya and Quirino.

Oceana Gold donated 100 pieces of 3M FFP2masks (N95 equivalent) to Nueva Vizcaya Provincial Health Office, Quirino Province Medical Center, Municipal Health Office, and Barangays of Kasibu.

Meanwhile,  the company likewise gave 100 pieces FFP2 masks (N95 equivalent), 50 pieces goggles, 75 pieces cover-alls, 10 pieces bed mats, and 10 boxes of nitrile disposal gloves to Region 2 Trauma Medical Center (VRH) in Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya last 28 March 2020.

The mining company has already implemented its CoVid-19 assistance to its host barangay Didipio, neighboring communities, and other stakeholders in the provinces of Quirino and Nueva Vizcaya through distribution of food packs, medicines, and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

With reports from Lyndee Rose Basilio, MGB region 2