2-week-old baby tests positive for COVID-19

A 2-week-old baby boy from Bataan is one of the youngest patients to test positive for the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), local officials said.

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The probable cause of how the baby contracted the virus is not yet known, according to the provincial health office (PHO).

Bataan already has 80 COVID-19 patients as of Saturday morning.

Among the confirmed cases, 42 are doctors, nurses, and nursing attendants.

Meanwhile, 15 of the patients have already recovered and are doing their 14-day post-discharge quarantine, according to the PHO.

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