THE 17 new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases in Western Visayas are from Negros Occidental, based on the data released Wednesday, July 8, 2020, by the Department of Health-Western Visayas.
The patients are Filipino contract workers and locally stranded individuals who have already arrived in the province.
The new positive patients are from the following areas:
*La Castellana: 26-year-old female LSI
*Calatrava: 33-year-old female overseas Filipino worker (OFW) and a 32-year-old male LSI
*Bago City: 37-year-old male
*San Enrique: 32-year-old female LSI
*Talisay City: 32-year-old female LSI and a 34-year-old male
*Hinoba-an: 52-year-old female LSI
*Sagay City: 44-year-old male, 22-year-old female LSI, and 58-year-old male LSI
*Silay City: 45-year-old male and 42-year-old female LSI
*Himamaylan City: 69-year-old female
*Sipalay City: 48-year-old female LSI and Pulupandan-25 year-old female OFW.
As of July 8, Western Visayas has a total of 412 Covid-19 confirmed cases.