MANILA — The Department of Health (DOH) has on Saturday, March 14, reported new confirmed 34 cases of COVID-19.
This brought the 2019 novel coronavirus infections in the country to 98.
“The details of these new cases are currently being validated by our teams and will be provided to the public as soon as the information is available and verified by the Department. In addition, we are also verifying reports of of additional cases,” DOH Secretary Francisco Duque said.
In a statement, the DOH also said the Rizal Medical Center in Pasig City claimed some of its personnel were exposed to the coronavirus.
“DOH is still verifying data on the exact figures and the updated conditions of the health workers,” it said.
Self-quarantine is a must for people who will be travelling from Metro Manila, even those without symptoms.
The DOH said, they should undergo strict home quarantine for 14 days.
“Travelers from NCR who are out of the region will be considered as Persons Under Monitoring (PUMs),” said the DOH.
Meanwhile, those travelling from Metro Manila with symptoms such as fever and respiratory symptoms are considered Persons Under Investigation (PUIs). (IA/sovereignph.com)