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Ubay, Bohol hospital staff exposed to infected patient gets COVID-19

By: - Correspondent / @leoudtohanINQ
/ 11:26 AM August 08, 2020

TAGBILARAN CITY – A hospital employee who was exposed to a mother who gave birth to twins in Ubay, Bohol last month tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

The town of Ubay, a first class municipality in the province of Bohol with a population of 73,712. (Leo Udtohan/Inquirer Visayas)

Bohol Gov. Arthur Yap, said the employee of Don Emilio Del Valle Memorial Hospital was immediately isolated.

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The patient had a contact with the mother who was also found to have contracted the virus.

Yap appealed to Boholanos to continue following health protocols like wearing face masks and observing physical distancing.

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Bohol is currently under a modified general community quarantine.

As of Saturday, Bohol has 104 COVID-19 cases, including 74 recoveries, and five deaths.

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