3 Pasig residents COVID-19 positive

THREE residents of Pasig City tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to Pasig City  Mayor Vico Sotto.

“There are positive cases in Pasig involving three residents,” Sotto said.

On Monday, Sotto announced that a Pasig resident has tested positive for the disease and has been confined at a hospital outside Pasig City.

The two who confirmed on Monday night who were confined at the Tricity Medical Center in Pasig City.

The two were couple were tested positive for COVID-19 were admitted at their facility, before  they were transferred to San Lazaro Hospital in Manila that same day.

The management of TriCity Medical Center on Monday said a couple who tested positive for COVID-19 was admitted at their facility.

The Department of Health on Monday disclosed that a 41-year-old Filipino man, who recently travelled to Taiwan, and a 46-year-old Filipino woman with no travel history were confined at the said health facility.

“We assured the public that TriCity Medical Center will continue to take all necessary measures to ensure the safety and care of all patients and healthcare workers,” the hospital management said.

The mayor has also appealed to the public to avoid panic buying.

Meanwhile, from members of the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) were placed under quarantine for showing symptoms of the deadly coronavirus disease or COVID-19.

This was confirmed by PNP/NCRPO Chief Major General Debold Sinas.

Sinas said one of the patients is a Police Staff Sergeant assigned in the Police Community Precinct in Greenhills who attended a muslim prayer gathering in a prayer room in Greenhills, San Juan.

The other patient is a Police Lt. Colonel residing in Pasig City and confined in a specialized hospital in Quezon City. It was learned that the spouse of the Police Lt. Colonel traveled in Japan.

Two other patients were both non-uniformed personnel of NCRPO assigned at the Eastern Police District (EPD).

The two non-uniformed personnel were from Japan and were not under quarantine at the Eastern Police District Health Service.

With Arlene Rivera