Confirmed coronavirus cases in La Union now at 12


Posted at Apr 03 2020 06:45 PM

MANILA - La Union province has recorded 12 cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) after confirming two new infections on Friday.

According to health officials, the two new infections were a 66-year-old woman and a 44-year-old man, both from San Fernando City.

They were likely infected through local transmission, health officials said.

Out of the 12 cases in La Union, 5 of them are confined at the hospital while 2 are in home quarantine.

Three of them already succumbed to COVID-19.

As of Friday, there are 3,018 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Philippines. The new cases confirmed in the last 24 hours are 385.

There are also 29 new deaths, bringing the total number of fatalities to 136. 

-- Report from Micaella Ilao, ABS-CBN News