first_imgAs of yesterday the region’s cases were at 389, data from the Department of Health (DOH) Region 6 showed. DOH-6 said it recorded one case it tagged to Cebu – a 26-year-old female from Mandaue City. DOH-6 said of these cases, 150 already recovered while 11 died, leaving the region with 228 active cases as of yesterday. Here’s the breakdown of Region 6’s 389 cases – Aklan, six; Antique, 15; Capiz, six; Guimaras, zero; Iloilo province, 40; Negros Occidental, five; Bacolod City, 11; Iloilo City, 35; repatriates, 271. Over the weekend, 24 new cases were recorded, mostly newly-returned locally stranded individuals (LSIs). ILOILO City – The number of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Western Visayas could reach 400 in a week or two. COVID-19 is the infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus. This new virus and disease were unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China in December 2019. Several potential vaccines are currently undergoing clinical trials.center_img * 62-year-old male from Oton, Iloilo (Patient No. 382)* 56-year-old male from Oton, Iloilo (Patient No. 383)* 24-year-old male from Miag-ao, Iloilo (Patient No. 384)* 45-year-old male from Passi City, Iloilo (Patient No. 385)* 31-year-old male from Tigbauan, Iloilo (Patient No. 386)* 21-year-old male from Batad, Iloilo (Patient No. 387)* 22-year-old male from Tigbauan, Iloilo (Patient No. 388)* 41-year-old male from Tigbauan, Iloilo (Patient No. 389)* 31-year-old female from Bacolod City (Patient No. 366)* 31-year-old male from Manapla, Negros Occidental (Patient No. 367)* 28-year-old female from Toboso, Negros Occidental (Patient No. 368)* 20-year-old male from Toboso, Negros Occidental (Patient No. 369)* 26-year-old male from Pontevedra, Negros Occidental (Patient No. 370)* 16-year-old female from Calatrava,Negros Occidental (Patient No. 371)* 31-year-old male from La Castellana, Negros Occidental (Patient No. 372)* 21-year-old female from Calatrava, Negros Occidental (Patient No. 373)* 39-year-old male from Toboso, Negros Occidental (Patient No. 374), LSI* 29-year-old male from Calatrava, Negros Occidental (Patient No. 375), LSI* 21-year-old male from Lapuz, Iloilo City (Patient No. 376), housekeeping department personnel of St. Paul’s Hospital  Iloilo* 46-year-old male from City Proper, Iloilo City (Patient No. 377), personnel of the Public Safety and Transportation Management Office* 61-year-old female from Mandurriao, Iloilo City (Patient No. 378)* 33-year-old female from Lapuz, Iloilo City (Patient No. 379), policeman* 60-year-old female from Jaro, Iloilo City (Patient No. 380), doctor at St. Paul’s Hospital Iloilo* 30-year-old female from Oton, Iloilo (Patient No. 376), LSI According to Dr. Renilyn Reyes, head of DOH Region 6’s Public Health Program Development, people should constantly observe the health safety measures: wearing of facemask, physical distancing and washing of hands. Region 6’s 24 new cases were the following: As to the 271 COVID-19-positive repatriates, DOH-6 said they were from Aklan (five), Antique (five), Capiz (two), Guimaras (eight), Iloilo province (55), Negros Occidental (113), Bacolod City (41), and Iloilo City (42).The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, tiredness, and dry cough. Some patients may have aches and pains, nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat or diarrhea. These symptoms are usually mild and begin gradually. Some people become infected but don’t develop any symptoms and don’t feel unwell. COVID-19 can spread from person to person through small droplets from the nose or mouth which are spread when a person with COVID-19 coughs or exhales./PNlast_img

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