12 August Bicol Covid Update: DOH CHD Bicol records 40 new cases, 1 death

The Department of Health Center for Health Development (DOH CHD) -Bicol recorded 40 new cases of COVID-19 in the Bicol Region on Wednesday bringing the total confirmed cases to 749. One death due to said virus was also reported.

Of the 40 new cases, 24 are from Albay (9 Legazpi City, 5 Ligao City, 6 Tabaco City, 3 Daraga, 1 Malilipot), 7 are from Camarines Sur (5Tigaon, 1 Camaligan, 1 Magarao), 4 from Naga City, 3 from Catanduanes (1 Baras, 1 Virac, 1 Bato) and 2 from Sorsogon (1 Pilar, 1 Matnog).The 40 new cases are tagged as patients with local code Bicol#710 to Bicol#749 with details below arranged per Municipality/City/Province.

FORMAT [Bicol Code – Age/Gender – Onset of Illness – History of Exposure/Travel – Occupation – Status]

Albay – Legazpi City

  • Bicol#711 – 77/F – August 1, 2020 – To be established – Died
  • Bicol#712 – 54/M – August 3, 2020 – To be established – Admitted at BRTTH
  • Bicol#713 – 21/F – July 24, 2020 – To be established – Accounting Staff – Isolated
  • Bicol#714 – 33/M – August 5, 2020 – For Verification – Nurse – Isolated
  • Bicol#715 – 55/F – Asymptomatic – Exposed to Bicol#451 – Isolated
  • Bicol#716 -21/F – Asymptomatic – Exposed to Bicol#515 – Isolated
  • Bicol#717 – 62/F – Asymptomatic – Exposed to Bicol#451 – Brgy Tanod – Isolated
  • Bicol#718 – 30/F – Asymptomatic – For verification – Physician – Isolated
  • Bicol#719 – 43/M – Asymptomatic – For verification – Military – Isolated

Albay – Ligao City

  • Bicol#720 – 50/F – Asymptomatic – With travel from Quezon City – Housewife – Isolated
  • Bicol#721 – 29/M – August 1, 2020 – With Travel from Makati – Uniformed Personnel – Isolated
  • Bicol#722 – 1/M – Asymptomatic – With travel from Novaliches – Isolated
  • Bicol#723 – 22/F – Asymptomatic – With travel from Novaliches – Isolated
  • Bicol#724 – 30/M – August 2, 2020 – With travel from Manila – Seaman – Isolated

Albay – Tabaco City

  • Bicol#725 – 60/F – Asymptomatic – For verification – IsolatedBicol#726 – 27/F – July 26, 2020 – For Verification – Baker – Isolated
  • Bicol#727 – 3/M – Asymptomatic – For verification – IsolatedBicol#728 – 60/F – July 25, 2020 – For verification – Isolated
  • Bicol#729 – 42/M – Asymptomatic – For verification – Isolated
  • Bicol#730 – 64/F – Asymptomatic – With Travel from Calamba, Laguna – Isolated

Albay – Daraga

  • Bicol#731 – 81/M – July 23, 2020 – To be established – Admitted @ BRTTHBicol#732 – 52/M – Asymptomatic – Exposed to Bicol#577 – Uniformed Personnel – Isolated
  • Bicol#733 – 53/M – August 1, 2020 – Exposed to Bicol#577 – Nurse – Isolated

Albay – Malilipot

  • Bicol#734 – 21/F – For Verification – with travel from Quezon City – Isolated

Camarines Sur — Camaligan

  • Bicol#735 – 36/M – Asymptomatic – With travel from Laguna – IsolatedMagarao Bicol#739 – 47/M – Asymptomatic – To be established – Musician – Isolated

Camarines Sur – Tigaon

  • Bicol#740 – 31/F – Asymptomatic – With travel from Laguna – Company Worker – Isolated
  • Bicol#741 – 24/M – Asymptomatic – With travel from Pasay City – Auditor – Isolated
  • Bicol#742 – 24/M – Asymptomatic – With Travel from Caloocan City – Vendor – Isolated
  • Bicol#743 – 18/M – Asymptomatic – With travel from Pasay City – IsolatedBicol#744 – 44/M – Asymptomatic – For Verification – Engineer – Isolated

Naga City

  • Bicol#710 – 57/M – August 3, 2020 – To be established – Brgy. Official – Isolated
  • Bicol#736 – 67/M – August 1, 2020 – To be established – Admitted @ Private Hospital
  • Bicol#737 – 39/F – Onset of Illness & Hx of Exposure: For Verification – Nurse – Isolated
  • Bicol#738 – 27/F – Onset of Illness & Hx of Exposure: For Verification – Nurse – Isolated

Catanduanes — Baras

  • Bicol#745 – 14/M – Asymptomatic – With travel from Manila – Isolated

Catanduanes — Bato

  • Bicol#746 – 20/F – August 5, 2020 – With Travel from Las Piñas – Student – Isolated

Catanduanes — Virac

  • ViracBicol#747 – 86/M – August 3, 2020 – To be established – Admitted @ EBMC

Sorsogon — Matnog

  • Bicol#748 – 22/M – Asymptomatic – With Travel from Alabang – Office Staff – Isolated

Sorsogon — Pilar

  • Bicol#749 – 39/M – Asymptomatic – Exposed to Bicol#520 – Utility Worker @ Hospital – Isolated

No recoveries have been reported Wednesday.

The 40 new cases are part of the 391 test results received by the DOH CHD Bicol. 388 of these are from Bicol Regional Diagnostic and Reference Laboratory (BRDRL) while are from Bicol Medical Center (BMC). Of the 391 test results, forty (40) are new positive. Breakdown of 351 negative results:Albay PHO -149, BMC – 2, BRTTH- 41, Camarines Sur – 78, Catanduanes – 27, Sorsogon – 2, Legazpi CESU – 37, and USI – 15.

Cases Nationwide

Meanwhile, the Philippines’ total of COVID-19 cases is now 143,749. Active cases is 72,348 as recoveries and deaths numbered 68,997 and 2,404, respectively.

The country remains top in Southeast Asia in terms of COVID-19 cases both active and cumulative.

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