COVID19-free for now: February’s third week opens with no PUI’s, PUOs

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BACOLOD CITY – Officials here are thankful as the post-Valentine week here opened with no reported cases of suspected infection by the COVID-19 (previously nCorona) virus.

Bacolod City Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran with Yasmin Pascual-Dormido before an interview with DNX's Editors Table. Photo by Richard D. Meriveles
Bacolod City Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran with Yasmin Pascual-Dormido before an interview with DNX’s Editors Table. Photo by Richard D. Meriveles

“We are free for now,” Vice-Mayor El Cid Familiaran told DNX as the local inter-agency task force that he heads reported no persons under investigation (PUIs) or monitoring (PUMs) confined in hospitals here.

Last week, two days before Valentine’s, all PUIs were released from the government-run Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital after testing negative for virus infection.

Familiaran, however, appealed to the public to observe basic precautionary measures like handwashing to prevent the spread of the virus.

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