Pangasinan village on lockdown
Provincial health officer Anna Ma. Teresa de Guzman said the patients, a 15-year-old female and her 29-year-old male relative, were confined at the Pangasinan Provincial Hospital in San Carlos City.
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Pangasinan village on lockdown
Eva Visperas (The Philippine Star) - May 22, 2020 - 12:00am

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, Philippines — Barangay Dupac in Asingan town in this province has been placed on total lockdown for 14 days after two residents tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19.

Provincial health officer Anna Ma. Teresa de Guzman said the patients, a 15-year-old female and her 29-year-old male relative, were confined at the Pangasinan Provincial Hospital in San Carlos City.

Twelve relatives of the patients were tested for the virus.

There are now 41 cases in the province, 10 of them from Dagupan City.

De Guzman said testing of medical frontliners, law enforcers, persons under monitoring and suspected COVID-19 cases in 16 cities and municipalities in Pangasinan identified as ”hot spots” are ongoing.

Cebu City jail

In Cebu City, 32 new cases, 23 of them from the city jail, were recorded yesterday.

The city health office said the number of infected inmates and jail personnel is now 372.

Cebu City has a total of 1,814 cases, with 114 recoveries, including six recorded yesterday.

There are 33 barangay isolation centers in the city for asymptomatic patients, with a bed capacity of 2,800.

The cities of Cebu and Mandaue remain under enhanced community quarantine.

In Quezon, Lucena City, which recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the province for two months, has zero case since Monday.

The provincial and city health offices said the four remaining patients in Lucena have recovered. Michelle Zoleta, Alicia Ivy Chua/The Freeman

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