Dr. Bernard Julius Rocha, liaison officer of the Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) has confirmed that ten (10) of its healthcare workers have tested positive of Covid-19 of which 9 are active cases and one has already recovered. Dr. Rocha revealed this during today’s press briefing at City Hall.
Of the 9 active cases, one is currently admitted at the Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Disease (EREID) section of the hospital while the rest are now at the city government’s Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facility (TTMF). It was gathered that 75 of its ‘high risk’ healthcare workers underwent real time reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test wherein 9 tested positive. All of them are not assigned at EREID section of NMMC, Dr. Rocha added.