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3 COVID-19 ‘suspects’ in Palawan dead

By: - Correspondent / @RVMirandaINQ
/ 01:38 PM May 21, 2020

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY –– Three patients suspected to have the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have died in Palawan, bringing the total number of casualties in the province to 38.

Richard Ligad, chief of City Information Office, in a Facebook announcement late Wednesday, said that of the three deceased suspected COVID-19 patients, one was from an urban barangay in Puerto Princesa City.

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The patient was a 50 to 55-year-old male, who was already swabbed and is pending test result. He was also known to have other co-morbidities, according to Ligad.

The profiles of the other two deceased patients were yet to be disclosed.

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Palawan is monitoring a total of 64 COVID-19 patients, 56 of whom are considered suspects, while eight are considered probable cases based on the bulletin issued by the Center for Health Development-Mimaropa as of 3 p.m. Wednesday.

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