Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bicol Region

As of August 8, 2020, confirmed cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bicol Region are six hundred fifty-five (655). Active cases are three hundred seventy-eight (378).

Thirty – six (36) new cases have been recorded today.

On Recoveries

No new recoveries have been recorded 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 three hundred eighty-eight (388) test results were received today. Three hundred eight (308) are from Bicol Regional Diagnostic and Reference Laboratory (BRDRL) while eighty (80) are from Bicol Medical Center (BMC).

Of the 388 test results, thirty-six (36) are new positive, while one (1) is repeat test.

Breakdown of 351 negative results:
Albay PHO -78, BRTTH – 12, BMC – 27, Camarines Sur – 70, Catanduanes – 14, Masbate – 114, Legazpi CESU – 10, Naga CESU – 16, and USI – 10.

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.