A MEDICAL FRONTLINER connected with the Sorsogon Provincial Health Office was discovered with COVID-19 after swab-test on August 28.
Sorsogon Governor Chiz Escudero identified the government employee as Fernan Lafuente Ocampo, 52, from OLV, Pangpang, Sorsogon City.
Ocampo is a registered nurse in the Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Disease or EREID COVID-19 Team of Sorsogon Province.
He is now registered as Bicol Patient No. 1224.
According to reports, Ocampo started suffering symptoms similar to COVID-19 on August 27, 2020, and was immediately sent to Cabid-an Quarantine Facility.
Next day, he was subjected to an RT-PCR test or swab test, revealing positive results of COVID-19.
Medical staff are now monitoring Ocampo’s health, now reported as improving.
At present, the province has a total record of 104 COVID-19 cases, with 24 active cases, 75 recoveries, and 5 deaths. [Bicol Today]