COVID-19 Patient Died in Negros Oriental Has Traced Contact with Student in Tayasan


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Councilor in Negros Oriental, reportedly died because of coronavirus disease.

The councilor, who was identified as patient #36 is a 64-year-old reportedly praying at the prayer hall located in Greenhills, San Juan wherein another Filipino, who was tested positive of COVID-19 frequently visited the place as well. The DOH reported that councilor was immunocompromised patient as he was a kidney transplantee.

The patient traced of traveled in Manila on February 26 to attend the convention of the Philippine Councilors League. On March 1, the councilor went to Greenhills before returning to Tayasan.

On March 3, the patient suffered diarrhea and then he experienced COVID19 symptoms like cough and fever. He was then brought to the hospital on March 7 and underwent some tests on March 9.

According to report, before recognizing symptoms, the councilor attended flag ceremony in Tayasan on March 2. He also attended a graduation ceremony of the Tayasan elementary students.

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