3-year old kid in Lanao del Sur dies after tested positive for Covid-19


A 3-year old child from Malabang, Lanao del Sur has died after tested positive for coronavirus disease while being treated in a hospital in Cotabato City.

The victim was admitted at Cotabato Regional and Medical Center for pneumonia. The child underwent PCR test and turned out to be positive for Covid-19, the Lanao del Sur provincial office said Sunday, July 19.

“This brings the total number of deaths to 4. Contact tracing in accordance with standard protocol is ongoing,” it said.

“We enjoin everyone to strictly follow all health advisories and comply with quarantine protocols. The cooperation and support of each one of us is critical in our fight against this pandemic. Stay safe and healthy!” it added.

As of July 19, Lanao del Sur has a total 158 confirmed Covid-19 cases, 46 of them are still active.