THE DAVAO CITY government rolled out food rations to some 50,000 families beginning Monday (March 23), as part of the aid package for those affected by the restrictive measures adopted to prevent the spread of the 2019 coronavirus disease (Covid-19).Mayor Sara Duterte said those who…Read More
The Department of Health in Davao Region (DOH-11) confirmed on Saturday night that two persons from this city tested positive for the 2019 coronavirus disease (Covid-19).
The total number of cases in the whole Davao Region is now three with the first case, PH130, a 21-year-old female from Pantukan, Davao de Oro.
Of the two positive cases, PH262 is a 47-year-old male, a resident of this city, and has a travel history to Metro Manila.
He arrived in the city on March 6 and experienced colds on March 13.
The other one, PH263, is a 47-year-old female, also a resident of this city, has also traveled to Metro Manila.
She arrived on March 6 and has developed colds and body discomfort and weakness on March 9.
DOH-11, however, confirmed that both are currently asymptomatic and on strict home quarantine.
Meanwhile, two of the four patients under investigation (PUI) for Covid-19 who have died while waiting for their results from the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) turned out be negative for the disease, DOH-11 also confirmed.
The following patients all tested negative: the 71-year-old who had a travel history to Laguna and Metro Manila and the 68-year-old Korean businessman who had gone to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and Manila, and arrived on March 9 in the country.
The DOH is still waiting for the confirmation results of the other PUIs. (PNA)