June 13, 2024

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Mental hospital in Camarines Sur under total lockdown: 15 mental patients, 1 health care worker, COVID-19 positive

Photo courtesy: Bicol Medical Center

Mental hospital in Camarines Sur is under lockdown as 15 patients and a health worker were found Covid-19 positive.

Under lockdown is the Don Suzano J. Rodriguez Memorial Mental Hospital at Barangay Cadlan, Pili, this province.

Dr. Joey Rañola, Infectious Disease Specialist of Bicol Medical Center (BMC) confirmed that 16 patients, including a health worker, contracted Covid-19.

The 15 patients are placed under isolation, while the health worker is at home quarantine.

Despite of the total lockdown, ‘online consultation’ with out-patients is open through its hotline #09610376820