outbrain
Close  

3 more PUIs turn negative for COVID-19 in Oriental Mindoro

By: - Correspondent / @mvirolaINQ
/ 04:14 PM March 29, 2020

CITY OF CALAPAN, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines — Three more persons under investigation turned negative for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Oriental Mindoro as of 1:27 p.m. Sunday, according to Governor Humerlito Dolor.

Citing a report from the Department of Health (DOH) Oriental Mindoro, Dolor said

ADVERTISEMENT

the laboratory tests from Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) showed the following PUIs were negative for COVID-19: Patient No.16 (49 years old, male) and Patient No. 17 (66 years old, male) both from the City of Calapan; and Patient No. 18 (28 years old, male) from Puerto Galera.

Out of 19 specimens sent to RITM, 18 results came back with 17 negative and one positive – a one-year-old patient.

FEATURED STORIES

While waiting for the result of the last specimen, there are three additional specimens that will be sent to RITM, said Dolor, in a Facebook post.

For more news about the novel coronavirus click here.
What you need to know about Coronavirus.
For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.

The Inquirer Foundation supports our healthcare frontliners and is still accepting cash donations to be deposited at Banco de Oro (BDO) current account #007960018860 or donate through PayMaya using this link .

Read Next
EDITORS' PICK
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Coronavirus, coronavirus outbreak, coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, Oriental Mindoro, PUIs, Regions
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.