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2 COVID-19 deaths recorded in Bohol

TAGBILARAN CITY – The province of Bohol recorded two latest fatalities from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), bringing the total fatalities to 22.

Dr. Cesar Tomas Lopez, spokesman of the Bohol Inter-Agency Task Force (BIATF), said   the latest fatalities were senior citizens in Ubay town.

The 60-year-old- female patient, who had pneumonia and  diabetes, died while confined at the Don Emilio Del Valle Memorial Hospital.

Lopez said she was a COVID positive in the ward even before her death.

The other patient, a 61-year-old man, who worked in a barge at the Ubay Wharf, collapsed at Ubay pier.

He was brought to  Don Emilio Del Valle Memorial Hospital but he was declared dead on arrival by the doctor.  A swab test showed the man was positive for the new coronavirus.

As of 1 p. m. on March1, Bohol  has recorded 1,085  COVID-19 cases.

At least 972 of them have recovered and 22 died. The province still has 91  active cases. -- BAP, GMA News