2 more COVID-19 deaths recorded in Davao City

By: - Correspondent / @kmanlupigINQ
/ 09:19 AM May 28, 2020

DAVAO CITY—-Two more coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patients here, increasing the death toll to 24, health authorities said.

The Department of Health – Davao Region said in its latest bulletin that both patients succumbed to the complications of the viral disease on Tuesday.


One of the fatalities, designated as DR277, was a 58-year-old male from Sasa. He developed symptoms on Sunday, May 24, and was admitted to a COVID-19 facility on Monday.

The other fatality is a 46-year-old female from Barangay 22-C, designated as DR246. She developed symptoms on May 19 and was admitted to a COVID-19 facility on May 21.


Health workers are still investigating when and where both patients contracted the virus.

The villages of Sasa and 22-C are identified by the local government as moderate risk areas.

At present, there are 253 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city.


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