Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bicol Region

As of August 1, 2020, confirmed cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bicol Region are four hundred fifty-nine (459).

On Recoveries

Five (5) recoveries have been recorded today. Active cases are two hundred forty-seven (247).

List of recoveries:
Bicol#178 – 36- year old male from Legazpi City, Albay.
Bicol#228 – 65-year old male from Camalig, Albay.
Bicol#233 – 46-year old male from Legazpi City, Albay.
Bicol#245 – 61-year old male from Virac, Catanduanes.
Bicol#274 – 55-year old male Mercedes, Camarines Norte.

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 eight (308) test results were received today. Two hundred ninety (290) are from Bicol Regional Diagnostic and Reference Laboratory (BRDRL) while eighteen (18) are from Bicol Medical Center (BMC).

Of the 308 test results, twelve (12) are new positive. The one (1) positive case was processed in a DOH – accredited private laboratory in Manila. (PR on 13 new cases: )

Breakdown of 296 negative results:
Albay PHO – 63, BRTTH – 1, BMC – 12, BRGHGMC – 1, Camarines Norte – 32, Camarines Sur – 41, Catanduanes – 9, Masbate – 22, Sorsogon – 11, Legazpi CESU – 57 and Naga CESU – 47.

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.

NOTE: DOH CHD – Bicol is now using a new standardized format as prescribed by DOH Central Office.