Lotto draws suspended due to COVID-19, says PCSO

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Posted at Mar 18 2020 09:21 AM

MANILA -- Lotto, Digit Games and Keno draws were suspended starting late Tuesday due to the Luzon-wide COVID-19 lockdown, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office said.

Small Town Lottery will be suspended in Luzon only, the PCSO said.

Operations at the PCSO's Quezon City office at the Lung Center of the Philippines was suspended from Wednesday. The public was advised to call the following hotlines: 09457746439, 09152962243, 09177035866, (02) 8404-3956 or email pcsomain.charity@pcso.gov.ph. The PCSO said patients would be referred to the nearest hospital or Malasakit Center.

The PCSO board approved the release of P1 billion in aid to help contain the virus on top of the P240 million released earlier, the lottery agency said.