Relatives of Neg Occ’s Patient 2 test negative for COVID-19


BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines Nine persons, relatives of Negros Occidental’s Patient 2, have tested negative for COVID-19.

Dr. Grace Tan. | Photo by Banjo C. Hinolan
Dr. Grace Tan. | Photo by Banjo C. Hinolan

This was confirmed by Inter-Agency Task Force spokesperson physician Grace Tan.

The nine were relatives of Patient 2 who live in the same house he stayed in in East Homes 3 in Estefania village, Bacolod City.

Earlier, IATF chair and Vice-Mayor El Cid Familiaran said Patient 2’s brother and the brother’s woman partner both tested negative for the COVID19 virus.

The brother and his partner live in the sub-village of Bulak, village of Mandalagan, which that had been declared ultra-risk by authorities here since 20 April after Capitol confirmed the case of Patient 2, a 43-year-old male from Nato village, La Castellana town.

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