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BiliranIsland.com Staff
First Posted 11:29AM 6/04/2020

Biliran Province has recorded its first case of the coronavirus disease

NAVAL, Biliran – The Department of Health (DOH) -Eastern Visayas reported on Wednesday, June 3, the first confirmed case of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Biliran Province.

The patient is a 19-year-old male, student, from Brgy. Calumpang, Naval, Biliran and localy Stranded Individual (LSI). Per initial report, EV-45 travelled from Baguio City to Manila on May 9, 2020 and has been isolated in a quarantine facility in Manila on May 9 – 24, 2020.

On May 25, 2020, Patient EV-45 travelled to Catbalogan City with six (6) other passengers via private car, and then travelled to Tacloban City on the following day and arrived in Naval, Biliran on May 27 with a companion via passenger van.

He is currently on strict isolation, according to the Municipal health department in Naval.
Eastern Visayas has 47 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday.


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