Two new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) were reported in Manila on Monday, which increased the total number of infections in the city to three, according to a report by Isa Avendaño-Umali on Dobol B sa News TV.
One of the two new cases is a 23-year-old female from Sta. Ana who works for a salon in Greenhills, San Juan City.
She had a “work contact” with Patient 21. She recently traveled to Cebu and Lipa, Batangas.
The other one is a 64-year-old female from Sta. Cruz who has no history of travel abroad.
At least eight are considered persons under monitoring (PUMs) in the city, according to Cesar Chavez, chief-of-staff of Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno.
BREAKING NEWS: Mga kaso ng COVID-19 sa Maynila, umakyat na sa 3.— DZBB Super Radyo (@dzbb) March 16, 2020
Sa 2 kasong nadagdag, isa ang 23-taong gulang na babae na taga-Sta. Ana at nagtratrabaho sa isang salon sa Greenhills.
Ang ikalawa ay isang 64-taong gulang na babae mula sa Sta. Cruz; walang travel history abroad. pic.twitter.com/RHxybWP0ja
The Department of Health earlier disclosed that a 56-year-old male living in Manila with no travel history was Patient 12 in the list of COVID-19 cases in the country. —Joviland Rita/KG/RSJ, GMA News