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Cambaro welcomes home dialysis patient, COVID survivor

By: Immae Lachica - General Assignments Reporter/CDN Digital | June 21,2020 - 04:28 PM

 

Mandaue City Health and Barangay Cambaro officials welcome home a dialysis patient and COVID survivor on June 21, 2020. | Mandaue City PIO

Mandaue City Health and Barangay Cambaro officials welcome home a dialysis patient and COVID survivor on June 21, 2020. | Mandaue City PIO

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A 65-year-old dialysis patient from Barangay Cambaro, Mandaue City is now home after battling and surviving coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Barangay officials of Barangay Cambaro, Mandaue City welcomed the 65-year-old male resident of the barangay this afternoon, June 21, 2020, which is Father’s Day.

In the photos posted by the Mandaue City Public Information Office Facebook page, the 65-year-old COVID survivor was greeted with a welcome note written on a piece of cartolina saying “Welcome Home, from Brgy. Cambaro.”

LOOK: Barangay Cambaro officials welcome home COVID survivor

Along with the welcome home sign, the resident was also greeted with a cake and applause from the city health personnel and barangay officials.

“The resident, a 65-year-old male was one of the first cases of the city, but what makes his recovery so special is the fact that he underwent this fight against COVID-19 while being immunocompromised due to his weekly dialysis sessions. A COVID warrior indeed!,” posted the PIO.

As of Saturday, June 20, Mandaue City already has 541 COVID-19 cases with 170 recoveries and 14 deaths. /dbs

Read more: Mandaue now has 541 COVID cases

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