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.
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.
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.