Philippines reports the first local transmission of new coronavirus


The Philippines on Friday revealed the first local transmission of the new Coronavirus (Covid-19) in the nation, following a 62-year-elderly person with no movement history tried constructively for the illness.

The man was admitted to a medical clinic with serious pneumonia on March 1, and tried positive for Covid-19 on Thursday, Health Secretary Francisco Duque said.

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“He has no known history of movement outside of the nation,” he included.

Another Filipino patient, a 48-year-old attorney, tried positive for Covid-19 subsequent to coming back from an outing to Tokyo, Duque said.

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The two patients are presently limited at a state-run emergency clinic.

“Contact following is being accomplished for the two cases and tests have just been gathered from close contacts,”Duque said.

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He included that the Department of Health is additionally planning with nearby government to recognize people who have communicated with the two patients.

Before the two new cases, three affirmed contaminations in the Philippines included Chinese guests, including one who kicked the bucket from the malady.

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Queenta N. Duru Iruka
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