Newborn, frontliner, 2 more recover from virus

April 27, 2020
Recover from covid
Navotas City Hospital health workers cheer as a recovered patient leaves the  treatment facility. Photo by EDD REYES

THE Navotas City Health Office announced that four more Navoteños, including a newborn baby boy and a frontliner have recovered from COVID-19.

A newborn boy from Bgy. San Roque, a nurse from Bgy. Sipac Almacen, sanitary inspector Rieñer jan Domingo, 22 from Bgy. San Jose and Marcos Huab, 58, from Bgy.Tangos North were among the latest recoveries in Navotas.

“We are happy that we now have a total of 11 recovered patients. Except for Mr. Huab who was admitted at Navotas City Hospital, all others were under home quarantine. We are grateful for their families and all frontliners who took care of them and nursed them back to health,” said Mayor Toby Tiangco.

The mayor also announced that two residents tested positive of COVID-19. The patient from Bgy. North Bay Boulevard South Dagat-dagatan died on April 20. The other patient, a police officer from Bgy. North Bay Boulevard North, was placed on quarantine starting April 20.

“Again, I appeal to everyone to stay home and follow the quarantine guidelines. Our frontliners are already getting sick. Let us help lessen their burden by doing what we can—staying home,” added Tiangco.

As of April 26, Navotas has 31 COVID-19 cases with 11 recoveries, 11 admission or under home quarantine and nine deaths.