COVID-19 positive health worker in Negros Oriental now tests negative

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DUMAGUETE CITY, NEGROS ORIENTAL — Assistant Provincial Health officer Dr. Liland Estacion announced in a Facebook post that the government allied health worker in Negros Oriental who had been infected with COVID-19 has now (June 19, 2020) tested negative for the disease. The negative result arrived this morning, she confirmed in a phone interview.

  • June 3, 2020 (Swab Sample taken)
  • June 15, 2020 (Result for June 3, 2020 swab sample, 12 days after the sample was taken)
  • June 16, 2020 (repeat swab test, asked help from DOH-7 to prioritize the test results)
  • June 19, 2020 (Negative Test Result, 3 days after repeat sample taken)
    *** This timeline was taken / sourced from Radyo Bandera

“The Government Allied Health Worker who tested positive IS ALREADY NEGATIVE per RT-PCR Swab Test Result released by the Molecular Facility for COVID-19 Testing of CTRL,” she wrote.

See previous article ‘Health worker in Negros Oriental test positive for COVID-19’

As of June 19, Negros Oriental only has one active COVID-19 case remaining. | via Raffy Cabristante, 106.3 Yes The Best News Editor