6 new COVID-19 cases surface in Cagayan after flooding | Inquirer News

6 new COVID-19 cases surface in Cagayan after flooding

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 01:02 PM November 23, 2020

TUGUEGARAO CITY –– Six new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were recorded in Cagayan province over the weekend, health officials said on Monday.

The cases surfaced a week after widespread flooding hit the province.

Five of the COVID-19 cases were from this capital city, and these include two health workers, a carpenter, a cook, and a driver.


The other COVID-19 case was recorded in the town of Baggao.

As of Monday, at least 116 active cases have been reported in this city, more than two-thirds of Cagayan’s 159 cases, according to the Cagayan provincial health office and the provincial epidemiology and surveillance unit.

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