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Bacolod has new confirmed case; total confirmed cases now 6

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BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – Bacolod has recorded another confirmed case of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the city to six.

Data from the Department of Health Western Visayas show that Bacolod’s Confirmed Case #6, identified as WV 23, was a 62-year-old female who died 31 March, 2020 and had “close contact” with Patient 3, a 40-year-old male who is currently critical.

The total Bacolod City PUIs admitted from 2 February, 2020 is 34, with 27 already discharged and four currently admitted in isolation.

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The four are: 40-year-old, male, confirmed case, critical; 26-year-old, female, alleged contact with PUM, stable; 60-year-old male, with lung cancer with metastasis, and travel history to Manila, and a 22-year-old female, health care worker.

The three who died were a 60-year-old (negative) male; a 42-year-old male, driver, from Cebu, lives in barracks, and the 62-year-old female, the sixth confirmed case.

PUMs (currently monitored) are 646. The breakdown is as follows: PUMs to PUIs (with mild symptoms), 6; completed quarantine, 1538. Thirty-five are lost to follow up.

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“Technically, they are not missing because they have been tracked by their Barangay Health Emergency Response Teams,” she said.

Of the 35, the following are their status: went home out of town; transfered to another barangay; went back to Korea, USA, & Japan; checked-out from the hotels monitored per barangay; and repatriated foreigners.

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Hannah A. Papasin
Hannah A. Papasinhttp://facebook.com/hannah.mariveles
Writer. Critic. Professor. She started writing since primary school and now has two published textbooks on communication. A film buff, she's a Communication, Media Literacy and Journalism Professor of the University of St. La Salle-Bacolod, and has a Master's Degree in English.
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