Occidental Mindoro records its 43rd COVID-19 case
CITY OF CALAPAN — Occidental Mindoro recorded its 43rd coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case according to a social media post on Sunday morning by the provincial government.
According to the Provincial Health Office, the patient is a 37-year-old man from Calintaan town working in a Department of Public Works and Highway project in Balao in Abra de Ilog town.
His reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) swab specimen was collected on June 23, and the municipal health office received the test result from the Philippine Red Cross on June 27.
At present, he is asymptomatic, quarantined at their construction bunkhouse and isolated for strict monitoring.
His travel history and history of exposure are under verification.
The province now has two active cases, 40 recoveries, and one death.
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