Health exec: No Covid-19 positive patients in barangays Nazareth, Patag

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March 28, 2020

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CAGAYAN de Oro City--A health official has belied reports that there are Covid-19 positive patients from barangays Nazareth and Patag.


"Walay taga-Nazareth ug Patag nga nagpositibo sa coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19)," said Dr. Rachel Dilla, assistant city health officer, during the special session of the City Council held last Wednesday.


Dilla clarified that there is only one Covid-19 positive patient in Cagayan de Oro City. "Kini mao kadtong nabalita nga 71 anyos nga lalaki nga naggikan sa numbered barangays sa syudad ug adunay travel history gikan sa San Juan City, Metro Manila."


The health official said the city government of Cagayan de Oro was even grateful to the Covid-19 positive patient for the cooperation and for following the needed protocol to prevent the spread of the dreaded disease.


According to the Power, a daily newsletter of the City Council, the Covid-19 positive patient opted to return to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC). The patient is now undergoing quarantine, the report said.


It said the Covid-19 Response Team has already conducted disinfection at the patient's residence.


On one hand, Dilla said that the City Health Office (CHO) and the  Department of Health (DOH) have already conducted the contact tracing.


For his part, Councilor Ian Mark Nacaya urged residents not to immediately believe in what they read in the social media, especially if the information did not come from reliable sources.

Health exec: No Covid-19 positive patients in barangays Nazareth, Patag


CAGAYAN de Oro City--A health official has belied reports that there are Covid-19 positive patients from barangays Nazareth and Patag.


"Walay taga-Nazareth ug Patag nga nagpositibo sa coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19)," said Dr. Rachel Dilla, assistant city health officer, during the special session of the City Council held last Wednesday.


Dilla clarified that there is only one Covid-19 positive patient in Cagayan de Oro City. "Kini mao kadtong nabalita nga 71 anyos nga lalaki nga naggikan sa numbered barangays sa syudad ug adunay travel history gikan sa San Juan City, Metro Manila."


The health official said the city government of Cagayan de Oro was even grateful to the Covid-19 positive patient for the cooperation and for following the needed protocol to prevent the spread of the dreaded disease.


According to the Power, a daily newsletter of the City Council, the Covid-19 positive patient opted to return to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC). The patient is now undergoing quarantine, the report said.


It said the Covid-19 Response Team has already conducted disinfection at the patient's residence.


On one hand, Dilla said that the City Health Office (CHO) and the  Department of Health (DOH) have already conducted the contact tracing.
For his part, Councilor Ian Mark Nacaya urged residents not to immediately believe in what they read in the social media, especially if the information did not come from reliable sources.


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