Bicol Region records 8 new cases of COVID-19
Press Release, July 21, 2020
The Department of Health Center for Health Development (DOH CHD) – Bicol records eight (8) new confirmed cases of COVID-19. The total number of COVID-19 cases recorded in Bicol Region is now two hundred eighty-eight (288). Active cases are one hundred forty-eight (148).
Of the 8 new cases, one (1) is from Sorsogon, five (5) from Albay, one (1) from Camarines Sur and one (1) from Catanduanes.
• Bicol#281 – a 33-year old Filipino male from Matnog, Sorsogon. He arrived from Manila on July 12, 2020. He first experienced symptoms on July 13, 2020. He is quarantined at an LGU quarantine facility.
• Bicol#282 – a 58-year old Filipino female from Daraga, Albay. She first experienced symptoms on July 15, 2020 and consulted on July 19, 2020. She is admitted at Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital (BRTTH). Her history of exposure or travel is to be established.
On test results received
A total of two hundred eighteen (218) test results were received today. One hundred forty-one (141) are from Bicol Regional Diagnostic and Reference Laboratory (BRDRL) while seventy-seven (77) are from Bicol Medical Center (BMC).
Of the 218 test results, four (4) are invalid, and ten (10) are positive, as reported earlier.
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Breakdown of 204 negative results:
Albay PHO - 5, BRTTH - 29, Camarines Sur - 38, Catanduanes - 11, CSPMC - 1, Masbate - 16, Sorsogon - 15, CESU Legazpi - 58, CESO Naga - 30 and NICC - 1.
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As of July 20, 2020, confirmed cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bicol Region are two hundred eighty (280).
Apart from the two (2) recoveries reported earlier, eleven (11) additional recoveries, all from Camarines Sur, have been recorded today. Active cases are one hundred forty (140).
List of the 11 additional recoveries:
Bicol#119 - 8-year old female from Iriga City.
Bicol#120 - 30-year old female from Iriga City.
Bicol#121 - 35-year old male from Balatan.
Bicol#129 - 45-year old male from Pasacao.
Bicol#130 - 40-year old female from Pasacao.
Bicol#132 - 68-year old female from Tinambac.
Bicol#133 - 25-year old male from Presentacion.
Bicol#134 - 38-year old male from Lagonoy.
Bicol#135 - 27-year old female from Tinambac.
Bicol#136 - 36-year old female from Baao.
Bicol#148 - 37-year old male from Iriga City.
On test results received
A total of one hundred thirty-seven (137) test results were received today. One hundred thirty-one (131) are from Bicol Regional Diagnostic and Reference Laboratory (BRDRL) while six (6) are from Bicol Medical Center (BMC).
Of the 137 test results, two (2) are new positive while one (1) is a repeat test.
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