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Cagayan mayor recovers from COVID-19

/ 07:48 PM April 05, 2020

TUGUEGARAO CITY- Mayor Carmelo Villacete of Piat town in Cagayan province has been discharged from a hospital after he was tested negative for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) based on confirmatory test results.

Villacete, 59, had been listed as patient PH2764 by the Department of Health after initial laboratory tests yielded positive results.

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Between March 7 and March 27, he manifested COVID-19 symptoms, including breathing difficulty, after traveling to Manila.

He announced on April 2 that his swab samples tested positive for the disease.

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But on Sunday morning, he was released from the Cagayan Valley Medical Center (CVMC) where he underwent treatment and quarantine, said Dr. Glenn Mathew Baggao, CVMC hospital chief.

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