CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan — Good News now happens in the province of Bulacan as more number of recoveries in the dreaded disease or Covid-19 is continuously growing.
The Provincial Government of Bulacan through the Provincial Health Office-Public Health has reported a total of 68 COVID-19 patients who recovered from the disease as of Friday.
According to PHO-PH Head Dr. Jocelyn Gomez, the City of San Jose del Monte has recorded 8 recovered patients; the City of Malolos and town of Bulakan have 7 recovered patients each; the towns of Baliwag and Marilao have recorded 6 recovered patients each; Bocaue with a total of 5 recoveries; the towns of Calumpit, Santa Maria and the City of Meycauayan with 4 recovered patients each; towns of Pandi, Guiguinto, and San Rafael have recorded 3 recoveries each; the towns of Angat and Pulilan with 2 recovered patients each; and the towns of Balagtas, Bustos, Hagonoy and San Ildefonso have 1 recovered patients each.
Only the town of Dona Remedios Trinidad from 21 town and three cities in the province that still remains COVID-19 free.
Bulacan Governor Daniel R. Fernando, likewise, said that the province is continuously conducting mass testing especially that the implementation of modified enhance community quarantine is almost through.
“Bulacan today continues the process of mass swabbing. This includes our frontliners and medical workers who have begun swabs recently. As we approach the final day of the modified enhanced quarantine community, we are trying to get them all tested to help prevent the rapid spread of the disease,” Fernando said.
Moreover, Bulacan has previously distributed swab testing kits to the local government units through the help of the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) and Department of Health (DOH) wherein the PRC has disseminated 1,335 swab kits and 1,066 specimens came back and were submitted to their laboratory for confirmation while the DOH has dispersed 928 swab kits and 611 specimens came back and were submitted to their lab to find the results.
The People’s Governor also added that the relief operations are ongoing and as of May 21, 2020, the PGB has already distributed a total of 784,822 food packs to Bulakenyos.
In line with this, Maria Fe Dela Cruz, a resident of Brgy. Tabing Ilog in Marilao expressed her gratitude to Fernando for the assistance provided by
“I am very grateful to the Provincial Government especially to Gov. Fernando because of the number of Bulakenyos, I feel as a citizen that our government is trying to provide for all our needs,” Dela Cruz said. (RONDA BALITA Online)