Baguio records 4 new Covid-19 cases

Baguio records 4 new Covid-19 cases

Four new coronavirus disease (Covid-19) cases were recorded here on Saturday, the city information office said.

The new cases are two doctors, a nurse, and a hospital clerk.

City information office chief Aileen Refuerzo said that all new cases are working at the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center.

The new patients are residents of Woodsgate Subdivision in Barangay Camp 7, Sto. Tomas Proper and from BGH Compound village.

Al the four confirmed Covid-19 patients, who are all in stable condition, are confined at the BGHMC, Refuerzo said.

Mayor Benjamin Magalong said the barangays and subdivisions where the patients reside have been ordered locked down.

Refuerzo said that the BGHMC has started all necessary measures to trace all contacts and are preparing their hospital staff for testing.

“We will start disinfecting wards, have advised to temporarily stop admissions, and communicating with other hospitals for this matter. We will continue with the triage,” BGHMC chief Dr. Ricarso Ruñez said. — By Pamela Mariz Geminiano / (PNA)

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