News Leyte confirms 2 new Covid-19 cases; both of them...

Leyte confirms 2 new Covid-19 cases; both of them are OFWs

-

- Advertisment -

The Department of Health in the Philippines confirmed three new Covid-19 cases in Leyte province as overseas Filipino workers return home after being quarantined in Manila.

In a PNA report, one of the Covid-19 cases is a female OFW, 35, in Abuyog who arrived on May 27 via Air Asia flight.

Meanwhile, the local government in Baybay City recorded its second case who is also a female migrant worker, 33. She arrived on May 25 via Philippine Airlines aircraft.

The latter is on the same flight with other two OFWs who turned positive for Covid-19 from Hilongos and Tanuan towns.

“We have to find out why they turned positive even if they have already tested negative of the virus before their flight back home,” DH Regional Director Minerva Molon said in a PNA report.

According to the report, these OFWs have arrived early in early May when they returned from their host countries and health workers in Metro Manila took the swab test of them.

Ryan Namia
Ryan Namia spends most of his days reading over drafts of new written content and determining which ones make the final cut for online and print publication. He received his Bachelor's degree in Journalism in 2015 and has been writing since 2016. Got story to tell? Email him at eic@theglobalfilipinomagazine.com.

Latest news

Family appeals support for internment of deceased Dubai OFW

The family members and friends of Lea Miabeth Claur Arcitio, the overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in Dubai...

Dubai’s Philippine Consulate recognizes outstanding OFWs through Dakilang Bayani Awards

The Philippine Consulate General in Dubai recognized outstanding Filipino expats in Dubai and the Northern Emirates in...

Michael Cinco emerged as one of 2021 Dakilang Bayani Awardees

World-renowned Filipino fashion icon Michael Cinco emerged as one of the 2021 Dakilang Bayani Awardees, the highest...

Pursuing business opportunities? Filipino Institute now offers Entrepreneurship course

Filipino Institute introduced the Entrepreneurship course to both intrapreneurs, employees, and executives dealing with business opportunities, as...
- Advertisement -

Filipino Institute founder: ‘Independence Day is a reminder to develop ourselves’

During the virtual celebration of the 123rd anniversary of the proclamation of the Philippine Independence Day, Filipino...

OFW’s daughter, 7, dies from box jellyfish sting in Camarines Sur

A 7-year-old died from a box jellyfish sting while swimming in a beach resort in Del Gallego,...

Must read

- Advertisement -

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you