Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bicol Region

As of July 16, 2020 (8PM), confirmed cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bicol Region are two hundred forty-four (244).

On recoveries

Apart from the six (6) recoveries announced this morning by DOH CHD- Bicol Regional Director Dr. Ernie V. Vera via live presser, two (2) more recoveries have been recorded this evening. Total recoveries reported today are eight (8). Active cases are one hundred thirty (130).

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List of recoveries:
Bicol#115 – 35-year old female from Manito, Albay.
Bicol#116 – 33-year old female from Manito, Albay.
Bicol#117 – 9-year old male from Manito, Albay.
Bicol#118 – 12-year old male from Manito, Albay.
Bicol#143 – 26-year old male from Prieto Diaz, Sorsogon.
Bicol#145 – 43-year old female from Gubat, Sorsogon.
Bicol#149 – 37-year old male from Daet, Camarines Norte.
Bicol#150 – 27-year old male from Daet, Camarines Norte.

On test results received

A total of three hundred eighty-seven (387) test results were received today. Three hundred eighty-one (381) are from Bicol Regional Diagnostic and Reference Laboratory (BRDRL) while six (6) are from Bicol Medical Center (BMC).

Of the 387 test results, nine (9) are positive, as reported earlier.
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Breakdown of 378 negative results:
Albay – 67, BRTTH – 9, BMC – 5 , BRGHGMC – 1, CNPH – 1, Camarines Norte – 27, Camarines Sur – 71, Catanduanes – 4, Masbate – 15, Sorsogon – 25, Naga CHO – 95, and Legazpi CHO – 58.

On probable and suspect cases

Bicol Region has four (4) suspects – two(2) from Albay, one (1) in Catanduanes and one (1) others. The one (1) probable case in Bicol is from Albay.

Appeal to Public

DOH CHD-Bicol reminds the public that the Community Quarantine is still in effect, thus, guidelines and directives must be complied with. Staying in our homes and following preventive measures against COVID-19 are the simplest yet helpful acts which everyone can contribute in minimizing the spread of COVID-19 in the community.