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Quezon town records 11th COVID-19 case

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 10:56 AM July 12, 2020

LUCENA CITY – Candelaria town in Quezon province has recorded its 11th coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case, local authorities reported Sunday.

Candelaria government officials also denied that the town will be placed on “lockdown” supposedly to prevent the spread of the virus.

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“There is no truth to the speculation that is going around that a lockdown will be implemented starting July 13,” the local government announced on social media.

The latest validated virus carrier in the locality is a 26-year-old male from Barangay (village) Malabanban Norte.

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“The patient is asymptomatic, stable and already admitted at the Quezon Medical Center in Lucena City,” the authorities said.

Of the 11 COVID-19 cases in Candelaria, five have recovered and two others died.

As of Sunday morning, Quezon province logged a total of 198 COVID-19 patients, 146 of whom have recovered while 12 died.

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