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COVID-19 watch: 1 healed, 1 new patient in Lucena

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 10:29 AM June 05, 2020

LUCENA CITY –– One patient has recovered but one was confirmed to have the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in this city that is still taking care of 16 patients.

A COVID-19 patient from Barangay Ilayang Iyam has “recovered and [has been] cleared” of SARS-Cov2, the virus that causes COVID-19, said a report of the Lucena public information office on Thursday.

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But another patient was tested positive of the disease, according to the 8 a.m. Friday bulletin of the Quezon public information office (QPIO), citing the latest record from the Integrated Provincial Health Office.

Lucena has recorded a total of 46 COVID-19 cases, the largest list of validated virus carriers in the province since the pandemic broke out, but at least 30 of them have recovered.

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The QPIO also reported that Quezon, now under general community quarantine, has 105 confirmed COVID-19 cases in its record. At least 74 of the patients have recovered, but eight others had died.

The province now has a total of 23 active virus carriers.

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