Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bicol Region
As of August 12, 2020, confirmed cases of COVID-19 recorded in Bicol Region are seven hundred forty-nine (749).
Forty (40) new cases and one (1) death have been recorded today. Active cases are four hundred thirty-one (431). (Click link for PR on 40 new cases, 1 death: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=3402280333128626&id=1158637020826313 )
No recoveries have been reported 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 ninety-one (391) test results were received today. Three hundred eighty-eight (388) are from Bicol Regional Diagnostic and Reference Laboratory (BRDRL) while three (3) are from Bicol Medical Center (BMC).
Of the 391 test results, forty (40) are new positive.
Breakdown of 351 negative results:
Albay PHO -149, BMC – 2, BRTTH- 41, Camarines Sur – 78, Catanduanes – 27, Sorsogon – 2, Legazpi CESU – 37, and USI – 15.
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.