Doctor dies from COVID-19 in Tacloban; Leyte high school on lockdown | Inquirer News

Doctor dies from COVID-19 in Tacloban; Leyte high school on lockdown

/ 04:40 PM February 01, 2021

TACLOBAN CITY –– A 40-year-old physician in Eastern Visayas succumbed to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in a private hospital here on Sunday, Jan. 31.

He was the second medical practitioner from the region to die of COVID-19.

As of Monday, the number of fatalities in the region reached 180.


The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday reported 54 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the region to 14,081.


A lockdown was imposed in the Leyte National High School on Monday after one of its teachers tested positive for the deadly virus.

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