2 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Region 1

Published May 14, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Liezle Basa Inigo

DAGUPAN CITY — The Department of Health (DOH) – Center for Health Development (CHD) 1 reported two new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Region 1 Wednesday night.

The Provincial Health Office in Pangasinan continues to conduct mass testing on Persons Under Investigation (PUIs), Persons Under Monitoring (PUMs), Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), frontline workers, and those who were stranded in the Pangasinan border.(Pangasinan PIO / MANILA BULLETIN)
The Provincial Health Office in Pangasinan continues to conduct mass testing on Persons Under Investigation (PUIs), Persons Under Monitoring (PUMs), Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), frontline workers, and those who were stranded in the Pangasinan border.(Pangasinan PIO / MANILA BULLETIN)

La Union recorded 1 new case in a 65-year-old male from barangay Cadapli, Bangar town. He has no travel history and unknown exposure.

According to the DOH ,the patient felt the symptoms on May 6 and was admitted immediately at the Ilocos Training Regional Medical Center (ITRMC) on the same day.

He was confirmed positive on May 13 after receiving the confirmatory result from the Baguio General Hospital.

The other confirmed case is a 29-year-old male from barangay Dupac in Asingan, Pangasinan.

He has travel history to the National Capital Region (NCR), started to feel symptoms on April 30, and sought medical consultation on May 7.

His confirmatory result was released on May 13. He has been placed on strict home quarantine.

The DOH reported that as of 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Region 1 recorded a total of 62 confirmed cases, including the two new confirmed cases, 41 recoveries, 12 deaths, eight admitted in hospitals, and one on strict home quarantine.

 
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