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FRONTLINE HEROES FIGHT AGAINST CORONAVIRUS, we fight for you The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) is issuing much-awaited stamps to honor frontliners protecting the nation amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, entitled “Frontline Heroes - Fight Against Coronavirus, We Fight For You”. The COVID-19 outbreak has resulted in disruptions across all industries and has prompted massive changes to the way society operates. Amidst chaos and fear, superheroes have risen to face unprecedented challenges. Daily, medical professionals serve as lifelines to those infected with COVID-19. Our frontliners from the food, courier, and retail industries ensure that necessary supplies and services reach the public, while military and police enforce order for community quarantine. It is with immense care and genuine empathy for our frontliners that PHLPost issues these stamps. This stamp issuance illustrated by in-house creative artist Rodine C. Teodoro highlights the tireless efforts of the doctors, delivery personnel, medical technicians, chefs, nurses, military and grocery personnel, and police officers. This also honors frontliners providing essential services such as bank tellers, drivers, maintenance personnel, and of course, PHLPost letter carriers who go above and beyond their duties every day. These stamps commemorate frontliners’ efforts and legitimize them as the primary agents who ensure our health and safety. Through this stamp issuance, we express our gratitude to all Frontline Heroes - especially those who have lost their lives in order to safeguard the community against the deadly disease. Frontliners face coronavirus for us. To give back, we can fight for our Frontline Heroes by making a habit out of practicing good hygiene, observing physical distancing, wearing personal protective equipment like face masks, and keeping ourselves informed. Stamps, Souvenir Sheets, and Official First Day Covers of “Frontline Heroes - Fight Against Coronavirus, We Fight For You” will be available at the Philatelic Counter, Manila Central Post Office, all Mega Manila Post Offices, Postal Area 1, Tugegarao City, Postal Area 2, San Fernando, La Union, Postal Area 4, San Pablo, Postal Area 5, Mandaue, Postal Area 6, Iloilo, Postal Area 7, Davao, and Postal Area 8, Cagayan de Oro. DATE OF ISSUE : 13 July 2020 KIND OF ISSUE : Special DESIGN : Rodine C. Teodoro (PHLPost) DENOMINATION : Php12.00 (stamp); Php55.00 (souvenir sheet) SIZE : 25mm x 50mm (stamps); 30mm x 50mm (souvenir sheet) SHEET COMPOSITION : block of 8, sheetlet of 16 PRINTING PROCESS : Offset lithography PRINTER : AMSTAR Company, Inc. PERFORATION : 14 QUANTITY : 200,000 (25,000 per design; 8 designs) 5,000 Souvenir Sheets 400 Official First Day Covers - Stamps 400 Official First Day Covers - Souvenir Sheets