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Two probable COVID-19
patients in Bacolod: CHO


The Bacolod City Health Office has recorded two probable corona virus disease (COVID-19) cases in Bacolod City.

Dr. Grace Tan, Bacolod Inter-agency Task Force Against COVID-19 spokesperson,  yesterday said the two patients admitted have experienced difficulty of breathing but have no travel history or contact with COVID-19 patients.

Tan said both are male aged 35 and 58 years old, and  have pending  laboratory results.

Of the seven COVID-19 positive cases in Bacolod City, patients numbers 1, 2, 4,  5,  and 7 have all clinically recovered and are under home quarantine. They underwent repeat testing on April 12 and 13, she said.

Tan said Bacolod has only one confirmed COVID-9 death. COVID  patient No. 6 was a 62-year-old mother who died on March 31 after having close contact with  her son, patient No. 3.

COVID Patient No. 3 is a 40-year-old male who was admitted and has since tested negative. He has improving neurological status, she said.

The total probable COVID cases in Bacolod City  since February 2 were 43, while the total patients discharged were 32, CHO records showed.

Deaths pending COVID tests  results are three, while there were four non-Covid fatalities  earlier tagged as persons under investigation (PUIs).

The total persons under monitoring (PUMs) in Bacolod City  were 2,564, while those who have completed home quarantine were 2,314.*


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