SANTA ROSA, Nueva Ecija – The 2-week-old baby girl from Barangay San Isidro here maybe endorsed to a quarantine facility anytime as her condition improved, the hospital of her admission announced Tuesday.
In its social media post, the Gonzales General Hospital, Inc. said the baby girl is now in good condition.
“Presently, ang baby ay walang sintomas, malusog at hindi na nilalagnat,” GGH reported of the infant who was born in the same hospital on June 15 and was discharged without any symptoms on June 17.
The RT–PCR was conducted after the baby tested positive on a rapid test when she was brought back due to fever.
“Ano mang oras sa ngayon ay maaari nang makalabas ng ospital ang pasyente at ihahatid sa designated quarantine facility ng kanyang barangay,” added the GGH.
Meanwhile, the hospital maintained it strictly complies with the infection control policy program, including the use of personal protective equipment.
“Kami po ay nagtalaga ng partikular na Covid Ward nanakahiwalay sa mga pasyenteng hindi nagpapakita ng ano mang sintomas o hindi suspect,” it stressed.
For its part, the municipal government’s inter-agency task force, headed by Mayor Josefino Angeles, imposed a 14-day quarantine on people inside the compound of the baby’s family.
“Nagpa-disinfect din ang IATF ng Santa Rosa sa mga bahay na nasa 50–meter radius mula sa bahay ng sanggol na nagpositibo,” announced the LGU.
A contact tracing is also being conducted.
“Ipagdasal po natin na gumaling ang sanggol na nagpositibo. Patuloy po tayong mag-ingat at magkaisa para labanan ang Covid-19 virus,” said the municipal task force.