news, there were no new COVID-19 positive cases and deaths in the
entire Western Visayas, based on test results, as of Sunday, a
Department of Health official announced yesterday.
Dr. Ma. Sophia Pulmones of the DOH Western Visayas,
in a virtual press conference, also said there were seven
COVID-positive patients in the region who have recovered.
There are 40 COVID-positive cases in Western Visayas.
The lone COVID-19 positive patient in Negros
Occidental has recovered, while of the seven in Bacolod City, one is
admitted, three are undergoing home quarantine, two recovered, and one
had died, Pulmones said.
The Bacolod City Health Office,
however, said five of the seven have clinically
The age range of those affected was 22 to 94 years
old, and the most affected age group was 41 to 50 years old, Pulmones
In Negros Occidental, the number of Persons Under
Monitoring for COVID-19 dropped from 1,213 on Sunday to 536 yesterday,
a Provincial Incident Management Team report said.*
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