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Tagbilaran hospital chief says facility safe after worker infected with coronavirus

By: - Correspondent / @leoudtohanINQ
/ 10:25 PM October 01, 2020

Governor Celestino Gallares Memorial Hospital in Tagbilaran City, Bohol. Leo Udtohan/Inquirer Visayas

TAGBILARAN CITY—A hospital worker here has tested positive for SARS Cov2, the virus that causes COVID-19, according to a hospital advisory.

The infected worker was employed at the Governor Celestino Gallares Memorial Hospital (GCGMH).

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In the advisory, Dr. Mutya Kismet Tirol-Macuno, GCGMH chief, said the worker had been put on quarantine and being monitored closely.

Macuno said contact tracing had been launched and screenings done.

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She gave assurance that the hospital continued to be safe for its workers, especially those assigned to its COVID-19 wing, and other patients.

“Patient safety remains our top priority,” Macuno said.

As of Sept. 29, the Bohol IATF reported that the province has 339 COVID-19 cases with 261 recoveries and eight deaths.

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