Philippines announces 3rd case of Wuhan coronavirus
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The Philippines announced its third confirmed case of the coronavirus today during a press conference.
The Department of Health said the patient is a 60-year-old woman from China who traveled from Wuhan through Hong Kong to Cebu city in January.
DOH CONFIRMS 3RD 2019-NCOV ARD CASE IN PH
Press Release / 5 February 2020
The Department of Health (DOH) today confirmed that a sample from a 60-year-old female Chinese patient under investigation (PUI) tested positive for the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). She is the third confirmed 2019-nCoV Acute Respiratory Disease (2019-nCoV ARD) case in the country.
The patient arrived in Cebu City from Wuhan, China via Hong Kong last January 20, 2020, and traveled to Bohol thereafter. On January 22, the patient consulted a private hospital in Bohol after experiencing fever and coryza.