COVID-19 patient escapes, returned to UP-PGH

A COVID-19 patient was said to have escaped from the referral facility of the UP-Philippine General Hospital although he was brought back again in no time.

​It was learned that the assistance of the Manila Police District San Nicolas-Police Community Precinct (PCP) was sought to get the patient and bring him back to the hospital.

​The police, along with the ambulance and its personnel from the PGH, were able to locate the patient at Barangay 274 Z-25 in Binondo, Manila ataround 1 a.m.

​Police and hospital personnel talked him into agreeing to be brought back to the PGH until he boarded the ambulance.