Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bicol Region
As of August 9, 2020, confirmed cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bicol Region are six hundred seventy-six (676).
Twenty-one (21) new cases, one (1) death, and twenty (20) recoveries have been recorded today. Active cases are three hundred seventy-eight (378). (Click link for PR on 21 new cases : https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=3393147794041880&id=1158637020826313 )
ON NEW COVID-19 DEATH
Bicol#543, a 78-year old Filipino female from Basud, Camarines Norte who was reported positive last August 5, 2020, died today, August 9, 2020.
Other details about the patient’s death will be provided once available.
Strict burial/cremation protocol will be followed for Bicol#543.
DOH CHD – Bicol would like to express its condolences to the family and friends of Bicol#543.
A total of twenty (20) recoveries have been reported by LGU to RESU.
Sipocot – Bicol#217, Bicol#218
Balatan – Bicol#122
Camaligan – Bicol#337 (Priest)
Pili – Bicol#131
San Fernando – Bicol#186
Baao – Bicol#230, Bicol#231
Pamplona – Bicol#185
Virac – Bicol#299
Baleno – Bicol#347
Milagros – Bicol#348, Bicol#349, Bicol#350
Gubat- Bicol#355, Bicol#356
Sta. Magdalena – Bicol#357, Bicol#358
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 one hundred ninety-four (194) test results were received today. One hundred forty-three (143) are from Bicol Regional Diagnostic and Reference Laboratory (BRDRL) while fifty-one (51) are from Bicol Medical Center (BMC).
Of the 194 test results, twenty one (21) are new positive, while one (1) is repeat test.
Breakdown of 172 negative results:
Albay PHO -1, BRTTH – 22, BMC – 6, Camarines Norte – 18, Camarines Sur – 12, Masbate – 1, Legazpi CESU – 12, Sorsogon – 100.
ON STATUS OF BICOL#622
Bicol#622, who is a 19-year old student from Pili, Camarines Sur is currently isolated. He was reported positive yesterday. The 1st photo posted was a human error but was immediately deleted and changed. We apologize for the said error.
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.