Quezon province has 3 new COVID-19 patients | Inquirer News

Quezon province has 3 new COVID-19 patients

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 04:47 PM April 28, 2020

LUCENA CITY –– Quezon province has recorded three more new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) carriers, bringing the total number of validated COVID-19 patients to 62.

In its noon report, the Quezon Provincial Information Office (QPIO), citing the latest record from the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO), reported the rise of the total number of recorded cases in the province to 62 from the early morning list of 59.


Two of the latest cases were traced to Lucena City and one to Calauag town.

With the latest report, Lucena City, the capital of Quezon province, has recorded at least seven new validated coronavirus carriers since Tuesday morning, bringing its recorded cases to 25.


However, three of its COVID-19 patients have already recovered.

Earlier, the QPIO in its 6 a.m. report, revealed that five new cases have been added to the list of COVID-19 patients in Lucena. Atimonan town also recorded its first COVID-19 case.

With the report, Calauag town has recorded a total of eight confirmed coronavirus carriers since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, one of its patients had died.

The latest QPIO report also showed that the province has one “probable” COVID-19 patient and 323 suspected virus carriers.

With the reported recoveries, discharge of eight patients, and the death of seven others, the number of active COVID-19 carriers in the province was down to 47.


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