COVID-19 patient who escaped from PGH found in Binondo

Published April 26, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Minka Klaudia Tiangco

A COVID-19-positive patient who escaped from the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) was found in Binondo, Manila on Sunday (April 26).

 COVID-19 PATIENT RESCUED—Members of a rescue team from the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) escort an escaped COVID-19 patient back to the hospital for medical treatment and isolation. The 31-year-old patient was found in Binondo, Manila on Sunday after fleeing from PGH. (Photo courtesy of Manila Police District-Public Information Office/MANILA BULLETIN)

COVID-19 PATIENT RESCUED—Members of a rescue team from the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) escort an escaped COVID-19 patient back to the hospital for medical treatment and isolation. The 31-year-old patient was found in Binondo, Manila on Sunday after fleeing from PGH. (Photo courtesy of Manila Police District-Public Information Office/MANILA BULLETIN)

According to a police report, the 31-year-old male patient was found in Barangay 274 at around 1:10 a.m.

Members of the PGH rescue team, the barangay security force, and some police officers conducted the rescue operation.

The patient was brought back to PGH for medical treatment and isolation.

Investigation is ongoing.

 
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