Gov. Escudero mourns passing of four senior citizens due to COVID-19

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Sorsogon Governor Francis “Chiz” Escudero has extended his condolences to the bereaved families of four senior citizens in the province who succumbed to the dreaded coronavirus disease.

The Provincial Health Office (PHO) reported that four senior citizens died due to COVID-19 this past two days.

“Ayon sa PHO, naitala noong Abril 26 na may pumanaw na isang 80 taong gulang na lalaki at isang 93 taong gulang na babae at naitala rin noong Abril 27 na may pumanaw na isang 65 at isang 73 taong gulang na mga lalaki,” said the Capitol.

“Nagpaabot ng pakikiramay si Governor Chiz Escudero sa mga pamilya nina Norman Gubat Paras mula sa Sta. Cruz sa bayan ng Donsol, Deliana Gira Llaneta mula sa Burabod lungsod ng Sorsogon, Pablo Mirador Laudir mula sa Cambulaga, lungsod ng Sorsogon at Milagros Sanchez Griño ng Taboc sa bayan ng Juban,” it added.

Based on the report of the Health department, Paras was tagged as Bicol Patient No. 7277 and was admitted to Donsol District Hospital on April 17. He was confirmed to be COVID-19 positive on April 25 and died at the same day.

Llaneta was tagged as Bicol Patient No. 6747, she was rushed to a private hospital on April 19 but was dead on arrival. Her post mortem swabbing showed she was positive for COVID-19.

Laudir was named Bicol Patient No. 7484. He was admitted at the Sorsogon Provincial Hospital last April 23 because of fever. He died on April 26.

Griño was tagged Bicol Patient No. 7499. She was admitted to the hospital on April 24. She was swabbed on April 22 and passed away on April 26. The following day, she was confirmed to have COVID-19.

The PHO said that 42 Sorsoganons have died due to the disease.