Sat. Jan 22nd, 2022

BATAAN – This province registered six (6) new coronavirus cases Monday (04 May 2020) including a 17-day-old newborn, the third baby to get infected here.

Earlier, a one-month-old baby, also from Mariveles, tested positive for the disease last April 5 while a 14-day-old newborn from Orani town tested positive on April 17.

Bataan province has 96 confirmed cases including 22 who recovered and four (4) who died.

Of the most recent cases, three (3) of whom are health workers at the Bataan General Hospital and Medical Center while the remaining two new cases were a 10-year-old girl from Balanga City and a 51-year-old woman from Pilar town.

The province of Bataan has over 760,000 people but only 2,130 individuals have been tested so far including 732 who are still waiting for the results.

It was learned that a P20-million testing facility is due to open on May 15. It will accordingly have a testing capacity of 150 individuals a day. (ia/

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