Maternity patients, newborn among new cases in Cebu

By: Rosalie O. Abatayo - Reporter/CDN Digital | May 18,2020 - 06:53 PM

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Maternity patients — four women who recently gave birth — and one newborn baby are among the new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) logged in Cebu Province from May 15 to 17, 2020.

In a livestream presser, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia announced that a total of 10 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the past three days.

The distribution of the new cases are as follows: 

Liloan – 1 

Talisay City – 4 

Samboan – 1

Toledo City – 1 

San Fernando – 1 

Badian – 1 

Health worker – 1

The maternity patients, who are from Liloan, Samboan, Badian and one of the four COVID-19 cases in Talisay City,  have all recently given birth. The Talisay City patient was admitted in a Talisay City hospital.

The patient from Toledo City, on the other hand, is an infant girl who was born last May 12.

The patient from San Fernando, is a one-year-old child, who was also admitted in the Talisay District Hospital.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 cases in the province to 70. The number included the inmates of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC) and the health workers, who resided in the province./dbs

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