COVID-19 risks: Nurse in Subic hospital gets disease from patient

SAN ANTONIO, Zambales — A 35-year-old nurse at the intensive care unit of a hospital in Subic Bay Freeport had been infected with COVID-19, health officials said.

The nurse, a resident of Castillejos town, was directly exposed to a COVID-19 patient being treated at the Allied Care Expert Medical Center-Baypointe Hospital, said Dr. Noel Bueno, provincial health director of Zambales province.


Bueno said the nurse was on duty since March 27 and manifested COVID-19 symptoms, like cough, colds and fever.

She was admitted to the same hospital on April 1 and was immediately isolated, Bueno said, noting that the nurse is in a stable condition.


Edited by TSB

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