6 Iloilo doctors test positive for COVID
Jennifer Rendon (The Philippine Star) - June 29, 2020 - 12:00am

ILOILO CITY, Philippines — Six doctors in Iloilo province have tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19, according to Mayor Jerry Treñas.

Five of the cases were recorded in Iloilo City.

The doctors underwent reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction or RT- PCR test.

The results were received by Treñas yesterday.

“I have coordinated with the hospital where the doctors are working. I was told that all necessary protocols are being done to ensure safety of everyone,” Treñas said.

In a post on Facebook, Treñas appealed to the public to observe health protocols.

Also yesterday, Western Visayas recorded 26 new COVID-19 cases including the six doctors.

The figure, the highest posted in a day, brought to 274 the total number of confirmed cases in the region.

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