4 Chinese Monitored in Sarangani Over Coronavirus
CORONAVIRUS – Four (4) Chinese were monitored in Sarangani amid the outbreak of the disease in China.
The Philippines is one of the countries with a huge number of people quarantined and monitored over the novel coronavirus or COVID-19. The said disease greatly affected China where it was firs recorded in 2019.
The COVID-19 has held Wuhan City, China under a lock-down. More than 60,000 were infected in China and at least 1,000 people died because of the disease.
In the Philippines, three (3) Chinese nationals tested positive for COVID-19. Following the first confirmation, the authorities traced all the individuals the patients had a contact with.
These individuals were put under monitoring or quarantine. Also, the people who came from COVID-19-affected countries most especially China were put under quarantine to curb the possible spread of the disease.
In Sarangani, there were four (4) Chinese who were monitored amid the outbreak of coronavirus in China. Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, it was in January 30 when they arrived in Clark and then flew to Davao.
The Chinese nationals took a bus ride from Davao going to General Santos and the rode a van going to a resort in Sarangani. They were placed under quarantine right away at the Drug Abuse and Rehabilitation Center.
Based on the report, the Chinese people were quarantined for 14 days. An update recently crossed the surface – they’re all healthy and they tested negative on the signs and symptoms of coronavirus.
The Department of Health (DOH) has already allowed the Chinese to leave Sarangani. They are set to return to China and was accommodated well while they were under monitoring.