Brother of Tayasan councilor, who died of Covid-19, rushed to hospital
DUMAGUETE CITY, Negros Oriental– The older brother of the councilor from Tayasan town in Negros Oriental, who died after he tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), was also rushed Saturday night to a private hospital here after experiencing difficulty in breathing.
Dr. Liland Estacion, COVID-19 Incident Command System Commander and Integrated Provincial Health Officer (IPHO), said that the older brother, who is in his 70’s, is now considered a Patient Under Investigation (PUI).
A swab test was already performed on the patient, Estacion told CDN Digital.
However, Estacion said that the patient remains in a stable condition and was not connected to a ventilator.
Estacion said that the brother was the one who brought the Tayasan councilor to the hospital.
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