CdeO patient tests positive for COVID-19, total PH cases now at 49

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MALAYBALAY CITY ( 11 March 2020)—A 54-year-old man confined at the Northern Mindanao Medical Center in Cagayan de Oro City tested positive today for COVID-19, becoming the first case in Mindanao.

The latest DOH case summary revealed that the patient has no history of travel to restricted areas. He is considered the 40th of the 49 total coronavirus cases in the country, as of today.

Dr. Ian Christian Gonzales, head of DOH Region 10’s Infectious Diseases Cluster, told TV Patrol Northern Mindanao the patient was referred from Iligan City.


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