Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bicol Region

As of July 31, 2020, confirmed cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bicol Region are four hundred forty-six (446).

On Recoveries

Two (2) recoveries have been recorded today. Active cases are two hundred thirty-nine (239).

List of recoveries:
Bicol#229 – 23-year old female from Virac, Catanduanes.
Bicol#247 – 19-year old female from Gigmoto, Catanduanes

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 three hundred twenty-three (323) test results were received today. Two hundred eighty-five (285) are from Bicol Regional Diagnostic and Reference Laboratory (BRDRL) while thirty-eight (38) are from Bicol Medical Center (BMC).

Of the 323 test results, fourteen (14) are new positive, and one (1) is for repeat swab. (PR on 14 new cases: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=3366447406711919&id=1158637020826313 )

Breakdown of 308 negative results:
Albay PHO – 1, BRTTH – 24, BMC – 38, Camarines Norte – 2, Masbate – 123, and Naga CESU – 120.

On probable and suspect cases

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

SOURCE: https://www.facebook.com/dohbicol/