Sorsogon medical frontliner infected with Covid-19


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]


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