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Oriental Mindoro records 6th COVID-19 positive case 

By: - Correspondent / @mvirolaINQ
/ 06:39 AM April 12, 2020

CITY OF CALAPAN, Philippines  – The province of Oriental Mindoro recorded its sixth coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) positive case, according to Governor Humerlito Dolor Saturday night.

Citing a report from the Department of Health – Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (DOH-RESU), Dolor said Patient 57, a 21-year-old male from Barangay (village) Teresita in Mansalay town tested positive for COVID-19.

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Patient 57 was admitted to a hospital on April 3 for pulmonary tuberculosis and pneumonia. He was in Pampanga in October 2019.

Patient 57 also had a fever on April 4 but he no longer has breathing difficulties as of Saturday. He is scheduled for a confirmatory test.

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At present, all his immediate family members are in good condition and asymptomatic, as well as the ambulance drivers who took them to the hospital.

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