COVID-19 cases in Bicol jump to 166


As of July 6, the confirmed cases of coronavirus disease in Bicol Region have climbed to 166 after 4more cases were confirmed yesterday.

Active COVID-19 cases in Region 5 are now 81.

The four cases are all from Naga City and close contacts of COVID-16 positive patients.

The DOH Bicol said that there three suspect cases and one probable case in Bicol Region are from Albay.

The DOH Bicol also appealed to the residents not to be complacent and following health protocols.

“DOH CHD-Bicol reminds the public that the Community Quarantine is still in effect, thus, guidelines and directives must be complied with,” said the DOH.

“Staying in our homes and following preventive measures against COVID-19 are the simplest yet helpful acts which everyone can contribute in minimizing the spread of COVID-19 in the community,” it added.