Covid-19 cases in Nueva Ecija climb to 121
CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija – A 35-year-old medical front-liner is the first confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) case in the Science City of Muñoz, this province.
The patient, who works at the Premiere Medical Center here, became the province’s 121st case of coronavirus, the Nueva Ecija Inter-Agency Task Force (NEIATF) said on Saturday.
The health worker is asymptomatic and is currently under strict home quarantine, the NEIATF added.
Governor Aurelio Umali, head of the NEIATF, reminded Novo Ecijanos to strictly observe the health protocols in order to prevent the spread of the dreaded disease.
Meanwhile, upon the directive of Cabanatuan Bishop Sofronio Bancud, masses at the city cathedral were temporarily suspended until July 31 to help contain the spread of Covid -19, the St. Nicholas of Tolentine Parish announced.
Instead, there will be scheduled livestream masses daily. (PNA)
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