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1-month-old baby in Bataan tests positive for COVID-19

/ 03:56 PM April 05, 2020

BALANGA CITY, Bataan — A one-month-old baby boy from Mariveles town has been infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), local officials said on Sunday.

The baby is the latest COVID-19 patient in the province, which has already recorded 21 other confirmed cases, according to Gov. Albert Garcia.

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It was not immediately known how the baby contracted the virus, Garcia said.

Citing records from the provincial health office, Garcia said six COVID-19 patients have already recovered. The province has recorded two deaths due to the disease.

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Records also showed that the province currently has 124 patients under investigation (PUI) while 3,575 were listed as persons under monitoring (PUM).

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