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8-month-old baby in Quezon tests positive for COVID-19

By: - Correspondent / @dtmallarijrINQ
/ 12:06 PM September 08, 2020

LUCENA CITY –– An 8-month old boy from Gumaca town is among the latest coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients in Quezon province.

Gumaca Mayor Webster Letargo revealed on social media Tuesday that the infant from Barangay Gitnang Bario is the 60th confirmed COVID-19 patient in the locality.

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The patient, who has no known direct contact with a COVID-19 case and no history of travel to places with virus cases, was tested positive on Monday.

Letargo said the infant shows symptoms of the illness but did not elaborate.

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As of Monday afternoon, Gumaca has logged 57 COVID-19 cases, but 25 of them had recovered. The town has 32 remaining active virus carriers.

Meanwhile, the COVID-19 fatality in the province rose to 41 after another patient died in San Antonio town on Monday.

Records from the Integrated Provincial Health Office shows that the COVID-19 fatality was the second in San Antonio.
Quezon, which reverted to modified general community quarantine status, has recorded 1,284 COVID-19 cases since early March.

The province logged 708 recoveries but still maintain 443 active virus carriers.

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