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2-month-old baby among 6 new COVID-19 cases in Davao City

By December 17, 2020 No Comments

DAVAO CITY –– A 2-month-old baby is among the six new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients in this city.

As of Wednesday, May 6, the Department of Health (DOH) in Region 11 said the six new cases bring to 142 the total COVID-19 cases in the city.

The 2-month-old baby boy is from Barangay Mabuhay in the rural district of Paquibato, the second case from there.

Health officials said the patient, tagged as DR-159, started exhibiting symptoms on April 29. Local health workers are still investigating when and how the baby contracted the virus.

There has been a growing number of children infected with COVID-19 in the city.

Last Tuesday, the DOH released a bulletin confirming that a 4-month-old baby girl from Bunawan District tested positive for COVID-19.

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