Another COVID-19 PUI in Quezon dies

LUCENA CITY –– The Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) in Quezon, in its 8 p.m. report on Thursday (March 26), recorded another probable casualty of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), bringing the count to three.

The IPHO considered the latest casualty as a patient under investigation (PUI) who died without test results confirming virus infection.


The IPHO previously reported the deaths of two more probable victims of COVID-19. They also died without knowing the results of tests made on them.

Once the test results of the three casualties showed positive of the virus, they will be officially listed as COVID-19 victims in Quezon.


The IPHO is not providing details about the casualties, but Sariaya Vice Mayor Alex Tolentino admitted that the first one was from their town. The male victim was immediately cremated.

The health office also listed 148 “validated” PUIs, a spike from its 2 p.m. report of only 136.

On Thursday afternoon, the IPHO, on its Facebook, also recorded the fourth confirmed COVID-19 case in the province.


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