Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bicol Region
As of July 18, 2020, confirmed cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bicol Region are two hundred seventy-three (273).
Seven (7) recoveries have been recorded today.
Number of recoveries in Bicol is now at one hundred nineteen (119). Active cases are one hundred forty-six (146).
List of Recoveries:
Bicol#96 – 23-year old male from Aroroy, Masbate.
Bicol#97 – 25-year old male from Aroroy, Masbate.
Bicol#137 – 62-year old male from Naga City, Camarines Sur.
Bicol#138 – 25-year old male from Naga City, Camarines Sur
Bicol#139 – 34-year old female from Canaman, Camarines Sur.
Bicol#140 – 12-year old female from Canaman, Camarines Sur.
Bicol#141 – 10-year old male from Canaman, Camarines Sur.
On test results received
A total of two hundred eighty-seven (287) test results were received today. Two hundred forty-five (245) are from Bicol Regional Diagnostic and Reference Laboratory (BRDRL) while forty-two (42) are from Bicol Medical Center (BMC).
Of the 287 test results, one (1) is invalid, and fifteen (15) are positive, as reported earlier.
( Click link for the 15 new cases: https://bit.ly/3fGp0Ip )
Breakdown of 271 negative results:
Albay – 53, BRTTH – 10, Camarines Sur – 35, Catanduanes – 19, Masbate – 17, Sorsogon – 1, CESU Naga – 89 and CESU Legazpi – 47.
On probable and suspect cases
Bicol Region has two (2) suspects – one (1) from Albay, and one (1) in Catanduanes. The one (1) probable case in Bicol is from Albay.
Bicol#270 is a 20-year old Filipino female, not 20-year old male.
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.