Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong Says City’s Hit by “2nd Wave” of COVID-19
BAGUIO CITY – The City is hit by the 2nd wave of coronavirus or COVID-19 according to Mayor Benjamin Magalong.
PH is one of the countries fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic now. As of this writing, the Department of Health (DOH) has recorded a total of 85,486 cases of coronavirus.
Out of the said total, the total deaths is at 1,962. There is now a total of 26,996 patients of coronavirus who have already recovered. However, the fight is not yet over.
Every day, there are still new cases of coronavirus in the country. Community quarantine measures are still up as part of the efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.
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One of the cities that recorded cases of COVID-19 is Baguio City. Unfortunately, the city is now hit by the 2nd wave of coronavirus according to Mayor Benjamin Magalong.
Based on a report on ABS-CBN News, Mayor Magalong said that the city recorded 15 new cases of COVID-19 in just two (2) days. Eight of these patients are bank employees.
Baguio City has now recorded a total of 102 cases of COVID-19. According to Mayor Benjamin Magalong, two (2) deaths were recorded. They conducted expanded testing by sectors.
The City Mayor said that 10% per sector was tested for COVID-19 and it yielded good results. Based on the report, they did it again and that’s when they recorded the new cases of COVID-19.
Mayor Magalong said that the COVID-19 cases is composed of locally stranded individuals, returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), and local transmission of the disease.
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