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Bataan reports 14 new Covid-19 cases, 18 recoveries

May 20, 2020 @ 16:04
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BALANGA CITY, Bataan – The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in this province has risen to 145 while 18 new recoveries were also recorded, the Provincial Health Office (PHO) said.

Governor Albert Garcia said 14 were added to the list of confirmed Covid-19 cases, and most of them are front-liners from the Bataan General Hospital and Medical Center.

Garcia said the latest cases include a 33-year-old male, 27-year-old male, 31-year-old female, 34-year-old male, 36-year-old male, 38-year-old male, and a 30-year-old female, all from this city; a 28-year-old and 30-year-old females, both from Mariveles; a 58-year old female, a 37-year-old male, and a 21-year-old male, all from Orion; a 33-year-old male from Dinalupihan; and a 33-year-old male from Pilar.

The governor added that the 18 new recoveries from the dreaded disease increased the total to 79.

He said those newly-recovered are a two-year-old girl from Dinalupihan
and 17 health workers.

Garcia said out of the 17 newly-recovered health workers, eight are
from Balanga City, two from Orani, two from Pilar, two from Orion, and
one each from Limay, Samal, and Hermosa.

“Last Monday, five health workers were among the six who recovered,” he said.

Meanwhile, the governor said the death toll is still pegged at six.

According to him, regular swabbing test for hospital personnel is
being conducted every week.

“Those front-liners on duty are no longer going home and instead being
provided with foods and accommodation,” Garcia said.

To help the health workers in their fight against Covid-19, the
governor reminded everyone to stay home and observe safe physical
distancing when going out to buy necessities. (PNA)

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