Medical specialist: The province remains ‘Covid-19 free’
Two patients under investigation in Negros Occidental recently tested negative for the coronavirus disease, or Covid-19. According to Provincial Health Office medical specialist, Dr. Jessica Fama, the province remains Covid-19 free.
“We still have to see the copy of the result but, so far, patients under investigation whose specimens were submitted for testing at the RITM (Research Institute for Tropical Medicine) are negative, especially the two,” the provincial official said.
She added, there are currently six patients under investigation currently admitted to various hospitals, along with 33 classified as “mild patients under investigation.”
With regard to persons under monitoring, Fama said the figure changes almost every hour.
Recently, there were reportedly 1,156 in the province./DGB, WDJ