Just hours ago, we posted the latest COVID-19 Situation Briefer as of March 24 which showed one additional positive case in Northern Mindanao. More info revealed PH#492 is 46 years old, male from Masiu, Lanao del Sur and currently admitted in a hospital in Iligan City.
Accordingly, PH#492 was already admitted last March 9, 2020 way before the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) was imposed in the city. The city’s healthcare workers and task force also had already assessed him as a PUI and tracing was already made. It was only yesterday, March 23, that the Department of Health (DOH) confirmed his result from the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) in Muntinlupa City as positive. His travel history included travel to Thailand via Malaysia.
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