Mayor Vico Sotto confirms a coronavirus case in Pasig city, Monday. The patient, however, is not a resident of Pasig.
On the other hand, a COVID-19 patient whose a resident of Pasig is not confined in a hospital in the city.
In a post on Facebook, Sotto said the non-resident is confined at The Medical City in Pasig while the resident is confined at a private hospital outside of the city.
“As announced by the DOH, there is a covid-19 patient (not a Pasig resident) currently confined in Medical City Pasig,” the mayor said.
“There is also a covid-19 patient who is a Pasig resident, but is currently confined in a private hospital outside of Pasig,” he added. “The LGU is closely coordinating with the DOH. The hospitals are secure.”
Mayor Vico Sotto confirms coronavirus in Pasig
– Contact tracing (most important)
– Dedicated response teams observing proper protocol;
– Disinfection of public spaces;
– Cancelation of all public events and gatherings;
– Applications for permits for large private events on hold.”
Earlier, the respective mayors of Marikina City and Quezon city confirmed cases of COVID-19.
The Philippines has a total of 10 COVID-19 cases as of Monday morning, according to the DOH.
President Rodrigo Duterte already signed an executive order declaring a state of public health emergency in the country.