Pangasinan’s Asingan town gets second COVID-19 case

By: - Correspondent / @yzsoteloINQ
/ 10:37 AM May 18, 2020

CALASIAO, Pangasinan – The eastern Pangasinan town of Asingan on Monday listed a 15-year-girl as its second confirmed case of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection.

The patient was exposed to the 29-year man who was driven from Metro Manila on a company vehicle.


The teen started to show symptoms on May 7, sought medical consultation on May 13, and her test result was released on May 17.

The two are on strict home quarantine.


The Asingan patients are the only two COVID-19 patients in the province, which was declared under General Community Quarantine as of May 16.

Pangasinan had a total of 41 confirmed COVID 19 cases, with nine deaths.

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