FIRST UPDATE: Capitol confirms Patients 3 and 4 in Negros Occidental


BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – The province has two additional confirmed COVID19 casea, a senior Capitol official has confirmed to DNX.

Patients 3 and 4 were among the repatriated overseas workers from Cebu City who arrived here on a sweeper flight 14 April, lawyer Rayfrando Diaz, provincial administrator, said.

Both are asymptomatic and have now been isolated in a quarantine facility of the province in EB Magalona town.

Provincial Health Officer Ernell Tumimbang, on the other hand, said one patient is from Silay City and the other from Candoni town.

Both have had no contact with immediate family members since their arrival.

Sources also told DNX both are males, one aged 38, the other 50.

The 38-year-old, a native of Silay came from The Netherlands while the other is from Candoni who arrived from Finland.

Cebu City is one of the places in the country that has numerous positive cases, 329 as of today.

(READ also: SECOND UPDATE: Capitol confirms Patients 3 and 4 in Negros Occidental)


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