DOH Discloses Where The 4 New Coronavirus Patients Are Admitted

The Department of Health (DOH) confirmed late Sunday evening 4 new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases. All 4 patients were tested on Saturday and had results confirmed by Sunday.

Health Secretary Francisco Duque disclosed to CNN Philippines the various hospitals which the 4 patients are currently admitted at.

(More than 50% of coronavirus patients worldwide have recovered)

The information is as follows:

  • 38-year-old Taiwanese man (no history of travel outside the Philippines) – Makati Medical Center
  • 32-year-old Filipino (traveled to Japan) – St. Luke’s Medical Center BGC
  • 86-year-old American national (traveled to the United States and South Korea) – Medical City Ortigas
  • 57-year-old Filipino (no history of travel outside the Philippines) – St. Luke’s Medical Center Quezon City

Duque revealed that all 4 are showing mild symptoms of COVID-19.

Marikina Mayor Marcy Teodoro confirmed that the American national is a resident of their city. He began showing symptoms last March 1. Teodoro has already ordered the disinfection of the city.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Philippines is currently at 10.

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