Andrew Tan's Alliance Global to donate 1 million liters of alcohol to COVID-19 frontliners

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 18 2020 04:01 PM

A nurse at an nCoV holding area on February 05, 2020 at the Ospital ng Paranaque. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News/File

MANILA - Alliance Global Group Inc on Wednesday said it would donate 1 million liters of ethyl alcohol to government agencies on the frontline of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

The recipients include the Department of Health, Philippine National Police, Armed Forces of the Philippines and select local government units, Billionaire Andrew Tan's group said in a statement.

“We need to protect our frontliners - the doctors, nurses, and other healthcare and medical personnel - whose lives are at risk in protecting and treating people from the virus" said Alliance Global CEO Kevin Tan.

Other conglomerates have pledged millions of pesos to support the fight against COVID-19.