Narra recorded its first COVID19 positive case yesterday, August 21.
In a Facebook post published late night, the Narra Municipal Health Office (NMHO) confirmed and announced that the municipality is no longer COVID19-free as it has recorded its first ever case of the deadly disease.
NMHO informed that the patient is a 32-year old male lsi, from Caloocan, who arrived at the province Friday, on board a plane by Air Asia, has been tested positive for the virus after undergoing a rapid test.
To verify the result, the patient went to undergo a swab test and has resulted positive for Sars-Cov2, the virus which causes COVID-19.
“Siya ay sumailalim sa RTC-PCR p swab testing. Lumabas sa resulta na positibo siya sa Sars-Cov2, ang virus na nagdudulot ng COVID-19,” NMHO declared.
As of press time, NMHO added, tha patient is quarantined in a health facility in Puerto Princesa and is observed to be asymptomatic.
The health unit also stressed that the patient has never been home yet in Narra and had strictly underwent quarantine in Puerto Princesa upon testing positive for both rapid and confirmatory test.