COVID-19 death toll in Nueva Vizcaya rises to 9
BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya –– A 59-year-old man with no travel history has died of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Dupax del Sur town on Sunday, officials said.
The patient, a resident of Barangay Bagumbayan, died while being treated for complications, said Dr. Edwin Galapon, provincial health officer.
Galapon said the elderly man became the province’s ninth fatality related to COVID-19.
But three other virus-infected elderly patients aged 68 to 84 in Solano and Bayombong towns have recovered from the disease, Galapon said.
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