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TACLOBAN CITY (PNA) – A total of 6,879 coronavirus disease (Covid-19) patients in Eastern Visayas have recovered from the illness, the Department of Health (DOH) reported on Thursday, November 12, 2020.

The number represents 90.11 percent of the region’s 7,634 confirmed cases since March, DOH Eastern Visayas assistant regional director Carmen Garado said in a virtual press briefing.

“Almost 99 percent of our patients are asymptomatic or have mild symptoms and the rest are severe or critical cases,” she said. read more

TACLOBAN CITY – With 157 fresh coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases logged Wednesday, November 4, Eastern Visayas has now breached the 7,000-mark. The Department of Health (DOH-8) reports the region’s total number of COVID-19 cases at 7,046.

Northern Samar province posted the highest number of cases with 80. Of these, 18 came from Las Navas town including 4 health workers; 13 from Mondragon; 11 each from Lope de Vega and Catarman; 10 from San Roque; 7 from Pambujan including 5 health workers; 4 from Palapag; and 2 each from Capul Island, Catubig, and Victoria town. read more

TACLOBAN CITY – An army camp in Kananga, Leyte has been placed on lockdown after 20 soldiers contracted coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

The 93rd Infantry Battalion based in Brgy. Aguiting of said town is being supported with food and supplies by the local government unit of Kananga and other units of the Philippine Army since no one is allowed to enter or leave the camp.

According to Mayor Matt Torres, the cases started from one of the soldiers who tested positive for the virus after returning from an operation in San Isidro, Leyte on October 10. He was admitted to Ormoc Doctors’ Hospital in Ormoc City after suffering from flu-like symptoms such as fever, cough, and vomiting.  read more

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