DOH 2 records 11 new COVID-19 cases
TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 20 (PIA) – – There are 11 new cases of COVID-19 in the Cagayan Valley region that were tested positive yesterday as revealed by the Department of Health (DOH) today.
Llexter Guzman, health education and promotions officer, said four of the new cases were from Isabela, three in Cagayan, three in Nueva Vizcaya and one case accounted for National Capital Region.
CV 219 is 45-year-old male from Lal-lo, Cagayan, and a driver who had a travel history in Makati City. He is asymptomatic and on home quarantine.
The next is a case of NCR who is 37-year-old male from Quezon City. He traveled in Enrile, Cagayan to attend the burial of his relative but he was tested positive when a specimen sample was collected from him at the quaratine facility. He is asymptomatic and now at the Local Government Unit’s (LGU) quarantine facility.
CV 220 is a 20-year-old female from Benito Soliven, Isabela, a Locally Stranded Individual (LSI) who traveled in Antipolo Rizal. She experienced sore throat and now at the LGU’s quarantine facility.
CV 221 is a 39-year-old male from Aurora, Isabela who had a travel history in Sta. Cruz, Manila. He is asymptomatic and now at the LGU quarantine facility.
CV 222 is 32-year-old male from Mallig, Isabela, an LSI from Pasig City. He is asymptomatic and now at the LGU quarantine facility.
CV 223 is 23-year-old female from Cabagan, Isabela, an LSI from Quezon City. She is also asymptomatic and now at the LGU quarantine facility.
CV 224, a 45-year-old female, and CV 225, an 8-year-old female, are both from Dupax Del Norte, Nueva Vizcaya. They came from Mandaluyong City and have exposure with CV 202. The older patient experienced cough and sore throat while the younger patient is asymptomatic. They are on home quarantine.
CV 226 is a 62-year-old male from Aritao, Nueva Vizcaya an LSI from Intramuros, Manila. He is also asymptomatic and now at the LGU quarantine facility.
CV 227 is 37-year-old female frim Piat, Cagayan, an LSI from Quezon City. She experienced cough and inflamed throat. She is at the Nuestra Senora de Piat District Hospital.
CV 228 is a 9-year-old female from Gattaran, Cagayan, also an LSI from Quezon City. She is asymptomatic and now at the LGU quarantine facility.
Guzman said the contact tracing is now being undertaken in the ground by the concerned local and health officials.
As of now, there are already 223 cases in region 2 and seven cases for NCR. (MDCT/OTB/PIA 2-Cagayan)