3 health workers, 2 LGU employees among 10 new COVID-19 patients in Quezon
LUCENA CITY –– Three health workers and two local government employees were among the 10 new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the Quezon province Tuesday.
The local government of Atimonan disclosed on its Facebook page that the three latest COVID-19 cases – one man and two women – in the town were health workers. These virus carriers are symptomatic and confined in an undisclosed health facility.
The local government of Infanta also revealed on social media that two of the latest three cases in the locality are municipal employees. Local health authorities did not give added details on the new cases.
Meanwhile, Lucena’s public information office revealed also on social media that the latest COVID-19 mortality was from Barangay 8, bringing the number of deaths in the capital city to nine.
As of 10 a.m. Tuesday, Quezon, which reverted to the more lenient modified general community quarantine (MGCQ), logged a total of 1,482 cases.
At least 1,030 had recovered, while 403 patients are active virus carriers. The province recorded a total of 49 fatalities.
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