4 more repatriated OFWs in WV test positive for COVID-19

i Balita
June 7, 2020
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Four new cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been recorded in Western Visayas.
Based on the June 4 bulletin issued by the Department of Health (DOH-6), the latest COVID-19 patients are all repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).
The four are as follows:
▪43-year-old male from Bacolod City ▪23-year-old male from Mandurriao district, Iloilo City ▪33-year-old female from Molo district, Iloilo City ▪31-year-old female from Murcia, Negros Occidental
Dr. Jessie Glenn Alonsabe, DOH-6 spokesperson, said the asymptomatic patients are staying in different quarantine facilities.
Tagged as WV Patient No. 118, the patient from Bacolod City arrived in Manila from England on April 23. He underwent COVID-19 testing twice.
“Sa una nya nagnegative sya pero sa ikaduha nga test conducted on May 20, nag positive sya,” Alonsabe said.
The repatriate, according to Alonsabe, was exposed to a known COVID-19 patient in Bacolod.
The infected patients from Mandurriao (WV Patient No. 119) and Molo (WV Patient No. 120) had travel history to Dubai and the United States, respectively.
They were both tested for COVID-19 upon their arrival at the Iloilo International Airport on May 28.
The patient from Murcia, labeled as WV Patient No. 121, travelled to Hong Kong. She underwent testing on June 2.
The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the region includes 84 recoveries and 10 deaths

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