15 more LSIs test positive for COVID-19

first_imgOf the 15 new cases, only one was from this city – a 22-year-old female (Patient No. 413) from Lapuz district. “Sa gihapon ginapahanumdom naton ang mga pumoluyo nga i-observe ang minimum health standards para malikawan nga paglapta sang virus,” said DOH-6 epidemiologist Dr. Glen Alonsabe. ILOILO City – With 15 more locally stranded individuals (LSIs) positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) yesterday, Western Visayas’ cases surged to 427. * 35-year-old male from Balasan, Iloilo (Patient No. 123)* 24-year-old male from Escalante Negros Occidental (Patient No. 212)* 26-year-old male from Escalante, Negros Occidental (Patient No. 213)* 20-year-old male from Escalante City, Negros Occidental (Patient No. 219)* 16-year-old- male from Dumangas, Iloilo (Patient No. 276)* 51-year-old male from Nueva Valencia, Guimaras (Patient No. 297)With 159 recovered patients and 11 deaths, Western Visayas’ active cases stood at 257 as of yesterday. * 31-year-old male from Bago City (Patient No. 414)* 33-year-old male from Bago City (Patient No. 415)* 23-year-old male from Binalbagan (Patient No. 416)* 36-year-old female from Hinoba-an (Patient No. 417)* 25-year-old male from Binalbagan (Patient No. 418)* 21-year-old male from Binalbagan (Patient No. 419)* 21-year-old male from Himamaylan (Patient No. 420)* 25-year-old male from Himamalyan (Patient No. 421)* 24-year-old male from Victorias City (Patient No. 422)* 35-year-old male from Escalante City (Patient No. 423)* 20-year-old male from Escalante City (Patient No. 424)* 32-year-old male from Himamaylan (Patient No. 425)* 24-year-old male from Himamaylan (Patient No. 426)* 21-year-old male from Toboso (Patient No. 427)All these 15 new cases were asymptomatic and being quarantined.DOH-6 also reported that six more patients recovered, bring the total number of cases that overcame the disease to 159. These were the following: The region breached the 400 mark on July 8 – 412 cases from July 7’s 395 cases, data from the Department of Health (DOH) Region 6 showed. The 14 others were from Negros Occidental cities and towns. They were the following: Here’s the breakdown of the 427 cases – Aklan, six; Antique, 15; Capiz, six; Guimaras, zero; Iloilo province, 41; Negros Occidental, seven; Bacolod City, 11; Iloilo City, 36; and repatriates, 305. What are these minimum health standards? These are the wearing of facemask, physical distancing and washing of hands with soap and water./PNlast_img read more