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Lapu-Lapu confirms 2 Covid-19 cases

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Lapu-Lapu City in Cebu province now has two confirmed cases of coronavirus (Covid-19), the Department of Health (DOH) said.

In a statement, Mayor Junard Chan said the patients are now isolated at hospitals in neighboring Mandaue City and Cebu City.

Contact tracing has been undertaken by the mayor’s Covid-19 Incident Management Team. (https://bit.ly/2Uv5eqW)

Patient No. 1 is a 70-year-old married man with pre-existing illness and whose son is a doctor. Patient No. 2 is a 74-year old man whose wife is a doctor.

The Incident Management Team has made preemptive containment on the families of the patients.

Those living in the compound where Patient No. 1 lives are now being monitored, said Chan.

Patient 2 was found positive a few days ago and his wife is now being monitored.