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4 "suspected" COVID-19 carriers die in Quezon

By Gemi Formaran
June 30, 2020

LUCENA CITY - Another 4 patients classified as "suspected" coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases were recorded in Quezon province bringing the total number of fatalities under said classification to 57.

The Quezon Public Information Office (QPIO) made the announcement at its 8:00 a.m. bulletin but it did not provide other details.

At present, it said the province has 2,039 suspected cases with 943 who have been discharged from hospitals, 932 who have been cleared after doing home quarantine, 68 who are still on home quarantine, 57 who have died and 39 who are still confined.

The QPIO also announced that 4 more confirmed COVID-19 cases were recorded in the province which now has a total of 155 carriers of the deadly virus.

But the QPIO clarified that of the figures, 121 have already recovered, 11 have died and only 23, remain admitted in medical facilities.

QPIO chief Ma. Janet Buelo said most of the remaining infected patients are in good condition.

Buelo said of the 4 new confirmed cases, 3 are from the island town of Alabat which now has 5 cases with 1 death and the other is from Sariaya which at present has 7 cases.

With the sudden transmission of the virus on the island, the municipal government of Alabat has announced that starting Sunday, no outsiders will be allowed to enter the town.

Quezon, is under General Community Quarantine (GCW) status with a total of 151 confirmed COVID-19 cases.


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