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COVID-19 cases in Eastern Visayas breach 600

/ 03:32 PM July 08, 2020

TACLOBAN CITY –– The number of coronavirus cases in Eastern Visayas breached 600 on Wednesday with the addition of 10 new cases.

The new COVID-19 cases in the region involved nine locally stranded individuals (LSIs) and one returning overseas worker.

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Dr. Minerva Molon, the director of the Department of Health in Eastern Visayas, said at least 385 LSIs were infected with COVID-19 as of Wednesday.

Molon said at least 486 persons, who contracted the virus in the region, nonetheless have recovered.

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She attributed the high recovery rate to the local government units’ move to immediately isolate COVID-19 patients to contain the spread of the virus.

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