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Woman in Olongapo City under watch for COVID-19

/ 04:30 PM February 13, 2020

OLONGAPO CITY –– A 47-year-old woman has been admitted to a hospital here and was listed as a patient under investigation (PUI) for coronavirus disease (COVID-19), a local health official said.

Dr. Rodrick Bustamante, head of the Olongapo City Health Office, on Thursday said the patient had a travel history to Taiwan and voluntarily reached out to health authorities.

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Taiwan was recently included in a temporary travel ban due to the global outbreak of COVID-19.

In a radio interview, Bustamante said the woman showed flu-like symptoms, such as cough and cold.

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The patient is the first PUI case in this city, Bustamante said.

Edited by LZB
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