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Placer town in Masbate records first COVID-19 case

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The Placer town in Masbate has recorded its first ever coronavirus disease case, the Department of Health Center for Health Development (DOH CHD) – Bicol repored last night.

The DOH Bicol recorded four new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the region yesterday, bringing the total tally to 235.

“On the 4 new cases, Placer town in Masbate records its 1st COVID-19 case, while additional one (1) for Tabaco City, one (1) from Manito and one (1) from Legazpi City,” said the DOH.

The breakdown is as follows:

• Bicol#232 – a 31-year old Filipino female from Placer, Masbate. She arrived from Marikina on June 26, 2020. She is asymptomatic and is quarantined at an LGU quarantine facility.

• Bicol#233 – a 46-year old Filipino male from Legazpi City, Albay. He arrived from Makati City on July 11, 2020. He is asymptomatic.

• Bicol#234 – a 23-year old Filipino male from Tabaco City, Albay. He arrived from Quezon City on July 5, 2020. He first experienced symptoms on July 10, 2020. He is quarantined at an LGU quarantine facility.

• Bicol#235 – a 29-year old Filipino male from Manito, Albay. He is a neighbor of Bicol#209. He first experienced symptoms on June 25, 2020, and is quarantined.

Meanwhile, a patient with local code Bicol#110, a 38-year old Filipino male from Tinambac, Camarines Sur is the newest recovery according to the department.

Active cases in the Bicol Region are 129.