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Sorsogon records another COVID-19 fatality; death toll now at 24

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The Province of Sorsogon has recorded one new coronavirus fatality, bringing the total death toll to 24.

The Provincial Health Office (PHO) reported that a 75-year- old female passed away due to the viral illness.

“Nagpaabot ng pakikiramay si Governor Chiz Escudero sa pamilya ni Teresita Tañedo Desuyo na mula sa Poblacion Bacon District sa lungsod ng Sorsogon,” the Capitol said.

Desuyo was registered as Bicol Patient No. 3574.

“Ayon sa ulat, unang na-admit si Desuyo sa Sorsogon Provincial Hospital dahil sa ubo at hirap sa paghinga noong Disyembre 21, 2020 at nakuhanan ng swab sample sumunod na araw,” the Capitol said.

“Pumanaw si Desuyo noong Disyembre 25 at nakumpirmang positibo sa COVID-19 ngayong araw,” it added.

Sorsogon has 432 coronavirus cases so far with only one active case. 407 have already recovered from the disease.