Bicol records 4 new cases of COVID-19, 6th death

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Bicol Region has recorded 4 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease 2019 and one death today.

” The total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases recorded in Bicol Region is now one hundred fourteen. Active cases are thirty,” said the Department of Health Center for Health Development (DOH CHD) – Bicol.

According to the department, the 111th and 112th cases of COVID-19 in Bicol Region are both from Naga City and close contacts of patients with local codes Bicol#91 and Bicol#92. Bicol#111 is a 39-year old Filipino male who is a construction worker while Bicol#112 is a 19-year old Filipino male. Both are asymptomatic and are quarantined.

Meanwhile, the 113th case of COVID-19 is a 23-year old Filipino male whose permanent address is Gubat, Sorsogon. He currently resides in Sorsogon City hence case count is in the city. He has a travel history from Cebu City. Bicol#113 first experienced symptoms on June 21 and is admitted.

An 83-year old Filipino female from Gubat, Sorsogon is the 114th case of COVID-19 in Bicol Region. She had a travel history from Quezon City. She first experienced symptoms on June 26, same day she consulted.

She was admitted at Metro Health Hospital in Sorsogon. She died on June 29, and was cremated immediately as a safety precaution. The test result confirming she was positive for COVID-19 was validated today.

“Bicol#114 is the oldest recorded case in Bicol Region as of date. She is also the 6th COVID-19 related death recorded in the Region,” said the department.