Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bicol Region

As of August 5, 2020, confirmed cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bicol Region are five hundred fifty-one (551).

On Recoveries

A total of seven (7) recoveries have been reported today by LGU to RESU. Active cases are two hundred eighty-six (286).

List of recoveries:
Bicol#175 – 23-year old female from Batuan, Masbate.
Bicol#283 – 22-year old male from Camalig, Albay
Bicol#284 – 27-year old male from Guinobatan, Albay.
Bicol#285 – 32-year old male from Guinobatan, Albay.
Bicol#286 – 26-year old male from Guinobatan, Albay.
Bicol#295 – 29-year old female from Pilar, Sorsogon.
Bicol#342 – 67-year old female from Legazpi City, Albay.

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 four hundred forty-five (445) test results were received today. Three hundred eighty-two (382) are from Bicol Regional Diagnostic and Reference Laboratory (BRDRL) while sixty-three (63) are from Bicol Medical Center (BMC).

Of the 445 test results, thirty-nine (39) are new positive, while two (2) repeat test. (Click link for PR on 39 new cases: )

Breakdown of 404 negative results:
Albay PHO -1, BRTTH – 31, BMC – 94, Camarines Sur – 56, Catanduanes – 4, Masbate – 120, Sorsogon – 25, Legazpi CESU – 51, and Naga CESU – 45.

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.