07 July Bicol Covid Update: Region 5 records 24 new cases, total cases now at 190

The Department of Health- Center for Health Development in Bicol (DOH CHD-Bicol) received on Tuesday, July 7, a total of 201 Covid-19 test results 24 of which are positive.

141 of the test results are from Bicol Regional Diagnostic and Reference Laboratory (BRDRL) while 60 are from Bicol Medical Center (BMC).

Of the twenty-four (24) new cases, eleven (11) are from Masbate, three (3) from Albay, eight (8) from Camarines Sur, and two (2) from Catanduanes. The cases are locally numbered as Bicol cases #167 to #190. Their circumstances are decribed as follows:

  • Bicol#167 – a 22 year old Filipino male from Aroroy, Masbate. He arrived from Pasay City on June 22, 2020. He is asymptomatic and is quarantined at an LGU quarantine facility.
  • Bicol#168 – a 35-year old Filipino male from Aroroy, Masbate. He arrived from Bicutan, Taguig on June 18, 2020. He is asymptomatic, and is quarantined at an LGU quarantine facility. Bicol#168 is a mechanic.
  • Bicol#169 – a 23-year old Filipino male from Aroroy, Masbate. He arrived from Bicutan, Taguig on June 18, 2020. He is asymptomatic and is quarantined at an LGU quarantine facility.
  • Bicol#170 – a 30-year old Filipino female from Aroroy, Masbate. She arrived from Bicutan, Taguig on June 18, 2020. She is asymptomatic and is quarantined at an LGU quarantine facility. Bicol#170 is a housewife.
  • Bicol#171 – an 18-year old Filipino female from Aroroy, Masbate. She arrived from Bicutan, Taguig on June 18, 2020. She is asymptomatic and is quarantined at an LGU quarantine facility.
  • Bicol#172 – a 27-year old Filipino female from Aroroy, Masbate. She arrived from Bicutan, Taguig on June 18, 2020. She is asymptomatic and is quarantined at an LGU quarantine facility.
  • Bicol#173 – a 15-year old Filipino female from Aroroy, Masbate. She arrived from Bicutan, Taguig on June 18, 2020. She is asymptomatic and is quarantined at an LGU quarantine facility.
  • Bicol#174 – a 26-year old Filipino female from Batuan, Masbate. She arrived from Payatas, Quezon City on June 26, 2020. She first experienced symptoms on June 29, 2020. She is quarantined at an LGU quarantine facility. Bicol#174 is a vendor.
  • Bicol#175 – a 23-year old Filipino female from Batuan, Masbate. She arrived from Valenzuela on June 26, 2020. She first experienced symptoms on June 29, 2020. She is quarantined at an LGU quarantine facility.
  • Bicol#176 – an 18-year old Filipino female from Batuan, Masbate. She arrived from Muntinlupa on June 26, 2020. She first experienced symptoms on June 28, 2020. She is quarantined at an LGU quarantine facility. Bicol#176 is a housewife.
  • Bicol#177 – a 3-year old Filipino male from Batuan, Masbate. He arrived from Taytay, Rizal on June 26, 2020. He first manifested symptoms on June 29, 2020. He is quarantined at an LGU quarantine facility.
  • Bicol#178 – a 36-year old Filipino male from Legazpi City, Albay. He arrived from Manila on June 23, 2020. He first experienced symptoms on June 4, 2020. He is admitted at Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital (BRTTH). Bicol#178 is a businessman.
  • Bicol#179 – a 32-year old Filipino male from Legazpi City, Albay. He arrived from Batangas on July 4, 2020. He is asymptomatic and is quarantined at an LGU Quarantine facility. Bicol#179 is a driver.
  • Bicol#180 – a 26-year old Filipino female from Ragay, Camarines Sur. She arrived from Manila on June 25, 2020. She also had an exposure to Bicol#94 and Bicol#95. She is asymptomatic and is quarantined at an LGU quarantine facility.
  • Bicol#181 – an 85-year old Filipino male from Del Gallego, Camarines Sur. He arrived from Malabon on June 25, 2020. He also had an exposure to Biicol#94 and Bicol#95. He is asymptomatic and is quarantined at an LGU quarantine facility.
  • Bicol#182 – a 25-year old Filipino male from Sipocot, Camarines Sur. He arrived from Quezon City on June 25, 2020. He is a close contact of Bicol#94 and Bicol#95. He is asymptomatic and is quarantined at an LGU quarantine facility. Bicol#182 is a construction worker.
  • Bicol#183 – a 34-year old Filipino male from Lupi, Camarines Sur. He arrived from Caloocan on June 25, 2020. He had a history of exposure to Bicol#94 and Bicol#95. He is asymptomatic and is quarantined at an LGU quarantine facility. Bicol#183 is a driver.
  • Bicol#184 – a 20-year old Filipino female from Pamplona, Camarines Sur. She arrived from Makati on June 25, 2020. She had a history of exposure to Bicol#94 and Bicol#95. She is asymptomatic and is quarantined. Bicol#184 is a babysitter.
  • Bicol#185 – a 41-year old Filipino male from Pamplona, Camarines Sur. He arrived from Taytay, Rizal on June 25, 2020. He is a close contact of Bicol#94 and Bicol#95. He is asymptomatic and is quarantined. Bicol#185 is a security guard.
  • Bicol#186 – a 19-year old Filipino male from San Fernando, Camarines Sur. He arrived from Las Piñas on June 25, 2020. He is a close contact of Bicol#94 and Bicol#95. He first experienced symptoms on July 4, 2020. He is quarantined at an LGU quarantine facility. Bicol#186 is a construction worker.
  • Bicol#187 – a 55-year old Filipino female from Sipocot, Camarines Sur. She arrived from Montalban, Rizal on June 30, 2020. She is asymptomatic and is quarantined at an LGU quarantine facility. Bicol#187 is a housewife.
  • Bicol#188 – a 20-year old Filipino female from Virac, Catanduanes. She arrived from Quezon City on June 26, 2020. She is a close contact of Bicol#151. She is asymptomatic and is quarantined at an LGU quarantine facility.
  • Bicol#189 – a 22-year old Filipino female from Virac, Catanduanes. She arrived from Quezon City on June 26, 2020. She is a close contact of Bicol#151. She is asymptomatic and is quarantined at a COVID-19 facility.
  • Bicol#190 – a 23-year old Filipino male from Legazpi City, Albay. He arrived on July 3, 2020 from Quezon City where his permanent address is. He is asymptomatic and is quarantined at an LGU quarantine facility.

On the 177 negative test results, 22 are from BRTTH, 7 from BMC, 26 from Camarines Sur, 6 from Catanduanes, 1 from EBMC, 1 from Immaculate Heart of Mary, 44 from Masbate, 51 from CESU Legazpi and 19 from CESU Naga.

On recoveriesBicol#82, a 49-year old Filipino male from San Miguel, Catanduanes, and Bicol#89, a 41-year old Filipino male from Legazpi City, Albay are the new recoveries for today. Active cases are one hundred three (103).

There is one suspect case and one probable case both from Albay.

Nationwide, total Covid-19 cases is recorded at 47,873 with 1,309 deaths and 12,386 recoveries. Since June 30, there are at least 1,000 new cases reported except on July 1 with 997 and July 2 with 294. The highest number of reported cases is on July 5 with 2,024 and July 6 with 2,079.

Worldwide, the number of Covid cases is 11.7 million with 540 thousand deaths and 6.3 million recoveries.

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