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Mandaue City logs 3 new COVID cases on May 23

By: Immae Lachica - General Assignments Reporter/CDN Digital | May 23,2020 - 06:13 PM

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mandaue City has three more new confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases today, May 23, 2020.

That is according to the Mandaue City Public Information Office in a Facebook post.

The three patients are a male inmate, two female residents in the city.

Patient MC220 of three patients is a male inmate from the Mandaue City jail. While patient MC221 is a female resident of Sitio Tribunal, Barangay Centro and Patient MC222 is a female resident of P. Remedio Street, Barangay Banilad.

The Mandaue PIO said that the three new cases would bring the COVID-19 positive cases in the city to 222 with 7 recoveries and 3 deaths.

The city’s Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (DRRMO) is already preparing to disinfect and decontaminate the affected areas.

The majority of the cases in Mandaue City are recorded from the Mandaue City Jail which has a total of 185 cases, one personnel from the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), and 26 active cases from the community. /dbs

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