April 6, 2020 11:30AM

A 3rd confirmed case of COVID-19 in the region was reported to the tracker of DOH Central Office. However, this case is not a local case of Region 8. The patient is a 59 year old, male and was admitted in one of the hospitals in Metro Manila with the address from Hernani, Eastern Samar and died last March 29, 2020. His last visit in Eastern Samar was May, 2019. As per report of the Regional Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit of Region 4A, all contacts of the patient are asymptomatic based on their contract tracing.

Again, the office reiterate, we still have two confirmed cases in the region and there is no death on COVID-19.