1-month-old baby tests positive for COVID-19 in Bataan

Bataan’s local officials announced on Sunday that a 1-month-old baby boy from the town of Mariveles has tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

(Governor: 1-year-old baby who tested positive for COVID-19 now recovering)

Governor Albert Garcia said that the baby is the latest COVID-19 patient in the province. Bataan has recorded 21 other confirmed cases besides this. According to Garcia, it was not immediately known how the baby contracted COVID-19.

Garcia also mentioned that the provincial health office has recorded a total of 6 recoveries and 2 deaths from the disease.

Bataan currently has 124 patients under investigation (PUIs) and 3,575 persons under monitoring (PUMs).

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