COVID-19 cases in Bicol Region still at 46


For two consecutive says, no coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) case has been recorded in Bicol Region.

The Department of Health – Center for Health Development – Bicol announced last night that COVID-19 cases in the region remain at 46.

“As of 6 PM of May 4, 2020, Bicol Region’s confirmed cases are still at forty-six (46),” the Department said.

“All 23 test results released today are negative. There are no new recoveries recorded today. Current confirmed cases are twelve (12),” he added.

As of yesterday, Bicol region has a total of 27 suspects – 25 in Albay, 1 in Camarines Sur, and 1 in Catanduanes. Albay also has one probable.

The total number of suspects/probable with negative results is now at 296.

Meanwhile the DOH-Bicol told the residents not to be complacent and strictly advised them to follow preventive measures against COVID-19 such as using of face mask, social distancing, handwashing, cough etiquette, healthy lifestyle and disinfection of commonly used objects.

“Stay at home, and follow community quarantine procedures. Everyone’s cooperation is crucial to avoid community transmission in the region,” said the Health department.