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8 y/o girl is latest Covid case in Subic Freeport

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SUBIC BAY FREEPORT — An eight-year-old girl is the latest confirmed case of Covid-19 here, the fourth resident to have been found positive of the disease of which two have recovered.

Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority chari and administrator Wilma Eisma said the girl had no known history of exposure to any Covid-19 case or travel to any place with high Covid risk.

Her whole family had swab samples taken on August 8 for the purpose of travel and results of the Reverse Transcription-Polymerase test released by Philippine Red Cross Molecular Laboratory in Subic on August 11 indicated that the patient is positive for SARS-COV-2, the virus causing COVID-19.

The other members  of the family tested  negative.

The patient who is asymptomatic is now quarantined  and under close monitoring by healthcare workers.

Eisma urged all stakeholders  to exercise  further caution, strictly observe health protocols and practice health safety measures both in the workplace and at home. 

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