BAGUIO

Father and son recover from Covid-19

BENGUET’S 10 coronavirus disease (Covid–19) patients have all recovered.

Benguet officials and medical frontliners on Tuesday, May 26, conducted a send-off ceremony for the two remaining Covid-19 patients at the Benguet General Hospital (BeGH).

After 30 days of treatment, the 79-year-old male (PH 7266) and his son (PH 7745), 46, both admitted since April recuperated from the virus.

Since May 11, Benguet had not recorded any Covid-19 case.

With the last Covid-19 patients sent home, Governor Melchor Diclas asked stakeholders to remain vigilant and observe all public health standards.

On Monday, Department of Health–Cordillera (DOH–CAR) recorded two new recoveries from Benguet Province and in Ifugao.

There are 46 recorded Covid positive cases in the Cordillera region while the provinces of Apayao, Kalinga and Mt. Province remain Covid-19 free.

Doctor Amelita Pangilinan, DOH–CAR director, meanwhile appealed for cooperation, understanding and patience of the stakeholders in these trying times.

“GCQ (General Community Quarantine) or not, the virus is still here, not until we have the vaccine that we have long been praying for,” she added on a press briefing on Tuesday.

The health official reiterated for the public to maintain precautionary measures against Covid-19.


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