The Bicol region confirmed cases from the Coronavirus (Covid-19) had hit 1,005, according to the Department of Health (DOH) Bicol, as of yesterday, August 21, 2020.

Here are some significant development:

  • Forty (40) new positive cases were tested by Eastern Visayas Regional COVID-19 Testing Center (EVRCTC) as of August 21, 2020. The 40 new cases tagged as Bicol#966 to Bicol#1005;
  • Two (2) new deaths recorded: (1) Bicol #921 – a 56-year old male from Daet, Camarines Norte. He died at 1:52 PM of August 13, 2020. His cause of death is Acute Respiratory Failure, Cerebrovascular Disease, COVID-19 Confirmed case, (2) Bicol#974 – a 56-year old male from Legazpi City, Albay. He died at 10:30 PM of August 18, 2020. His immediate cause of death is Acute Respiratory Failure type 2 sec. to Pneumonia Severe.
  • In Buhi, As of August 19, 2020, based on the post of Facebook page LGU Buhi official: Identified direct/close contacts of four (4) Covid-19 patients (Bicol #321, Bicol #483, Bicol #585 and Bico# 655) were tested negative for Covid-19. They were awaiting the result of the test of Bicol #521 close contacts.