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Bacolod now has 11 confirmed COVID cases; NegOcc has 6

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BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – Both Bacolod City and Negros Occidental have two new cases each, a report from the Department of Health Western Visayas said.

Photo from Department of Health Western Visayas Center for Health Development FB page.
Photo from Department of Health Western Visayas Center for Health Development FB page.

This brings the total number of the city’s cases to 11; the province now has a total of six.

The two from Bacolod, according to the City Health Office, are a 27-year-old from barangay Granada, and a 42-year-year old from Villamonte — both male repatriates — who are now held at a quarantine facility here.

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Local health authorities here confirmed that one had a travel history to an Asian country; another was from a European one. Both their countries of origin have high incidence of COVID-19 cases.

Patients 10 and 11 are asymptomatic.

Meanwhile, Negros Occidental also has two new confirmed cases: a 30-year-old female from La Castellana, and a 40-year-old male from Escalante. Both are in facility-quarantined.

The two are repatriates, and like the Bacolod cases, are also asymptomatic.

Earlier, four repatriated OFWs tested positive in rapid tests.

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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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