Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bicol Region

As of July 28, 2020, confirmed cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bicol Region are four hundred one (401). One (1) death has been recorded today. Active cases are two hundred thirty (230).

On the new COVID-19 death

Patient with local code Bicol#351 died at 3:26 this afternoon. The total recorded COVID-19 deaths in Bicol is now nine (9).

Bicol#351 is a 40-year old Filipino female from Naga City. Her result came out positive for SARS-CoV-2 last July 25, 2020 and was transferred yesterday, July 27, 2020 at Bicol Medical Center (BMC). Strict burial/cremation protocol for infectious diseases will be followed for Bicol#351.

DOH CHD – Bicol would like to extend its condolences to the family and friends of Bicol#351.

On Recoveries

No new recoveries have been reported today

Note: Recoveries not reported to Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (RESU) are not included in the daily report.

On test results received

A total of two hundred ninety-two (292) test results were received today. All are from Bicol Regional Diagnostic and Reference Laboratory (BRDRL). Monday is decontamination day for Bicol Medical Center (BMC).

Of the 292 test results, twenty-one (21) are new positive while two (2) are repeat test. ( )

Breakdown of 269 negative results:
Albay PHO – 26, BRTTH – 9, Camarines Sur – 49, Sorsogon – 27, CESU Legazpi- 58, and CESU Naga – 100.

On probable and suspect cases

The one (1) probable case and one (1) suspect case are from Albay.

On local/community transmission

DOH CHD – Bicol would like to reiterate that as of today, there is no declaration of local or community transmission in Bicol by the Epidemiology Bureau (EB).

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.