The Government of El Salvador has turned the former presidential residence into a housing facility for health workers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
Footage recorded on Saturday shows the dormitories with bunk beds where the health workers will rest. The kitchen and the garden of the residence can also be seen.
El Salvador's Public Works Minister Edgar Romero Rodriguez... Еще explained that «the maximum capacity of the facilities is approximately 300 people. The Ministry of Health is going to take all the necessary health protocols» so that «the doctors and nurses have a place to rest.»
The President of El Salvador Nayib Bukele explained that by providing the residence to health workers, they could avoid going home and possibly infecting their family members with the novel coronavirus.
According to data from the Ministry of Health, there have been 784 cases of COVID-19 and 16 deaths in El Salvador to date.