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Mother, baby test positive for COVID-19 in Pasay

A mother and her four-month old baby have tested positive for COVID-19 in Pasay City, according to a report of Super Radyo dzBB’s Jhomer Apresto on Tuesday.


The city’s public information office said the mother and child are residents of Barangay 57, where there are currently nine active cases.

On Friday, the mother underwent a swab test and received a positive result on Saturday. Her baby was also tested positive later on.   

Both of them are asymptomatic and staying in an isolation facility.

On Saturday, the Pasay City government placed 33 of its barangays and a business establishment under an enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) following the spike in COVID-19 cases.

Aside from Barangay 57, placed under ECQ were Barangays 28, 29, 32, 40, 58, 66, 68, 71, 76, 81, 95, 98, 106, 107, 109, 118, 122, 132, 135, 136, 143, 155, 156, 159, 162, 175, 177, 178, 183, 190, 192, and 201.

Pasay City has 395 active COVID-19 cases as of Monday.—Joviland Rita/LDF, GMA News