3 out of 59 tested for COVID in Davao region found positive

Published June 30, 2020, 11:40 AM

by Zea Capistrano

DAVAO CITY – The Department of Health Davao Center for Health Development reported as of 5:00 pm on Monday three additional cases of coronavirus disease in Davao region which now has a total of 529 cases.

Test tube with coronavirus name label is seen in this illustration picture. (REUTERS / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO)
Test tube with coronavirus name label is seen in this illustration picture. (REUTERS / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO)

The DOH Davao region said the three people who tested positive were among the 59 people who were tested for COVID-19. It added that all the new cases are from Davao del Norte.

As of 3:00 pm on Monday, the Provincial Health Office of Davao del Norte confirmed two of the positive cases.

One of them was a 34-year-old female overseas Filipino worker from Tagum City who arrived last June 24 via sweeper flight. 
The other one is a 53-year-old woman from Panabo City who is a Locally Stranded Individual. She arrived via a sweeper flight from Manila last June 26.

The DOH said out of the 529 cases of COVID-19 logged in Davao region, 26% or 138 of these are active cases.

Meanwhile, the DOH in Davao region also reported one death bringing the total of fatalities to 33 people.

Two other people, one from Davao City and another from Davao de Oro province, have also recovered on Monday. The region reported that there are currently 358 successful recoveries.

 
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