Canadian nat’l in Negros Occ. tests negative for nCoV

By on September 25, 2020

first_imgHe added the patient, who was admittedat the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital (CLMMRH), wasdischarged from the hospital on yesterday. He also urged the public to alwaysverify information related to nCoV from the Department of Health website and torefrain from spreading fake news. As of Wednesday, the City HealthOffice reported two more PUIs – a 67-year-old male, a foreign national, who hada layover in Taiwan, and a 30 to 40-year-old Filipino male who traveled to HongKong. The remaining two PUIs were also atthe hospital waiting for the laboratory results from the RITM. BACOLOD City – A43-year-old Canadian national who was under investigation  for a possible 2019 novel coronavirus acuterespiratory disease (2019-nCoV ARD) infection had tested negative for thevirus. One of the two is a 12-year-old with ahistory of travel to Hong Kong and Macau while the other is a 58-year-oldfemale. They are now confined in atertiary hospital, she addedcenter_img Dr. Julius Drilon, medical centerchief II, said in a statement that this was based on the result of theconfirmatory testing from the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM). CHO Environment and SanitationDivision head Grace Tan said the swab samples of the latest two patients wouldbe sent to the RITM as soon as possible. “The CLMMRH is assuring the publicthat the hospital is implementing strict infection control measures inproviding treatment to these patients,” Drilon said. The Bacolod City Disaster RiskReduction and Management Council  has passed a resolution requesting for aP10-million budget that will be utilized by the inter-agency task force for theprevention and control of Novel Coronavirus (nCoV). (With a report from PNA/PN)last_img read more

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Takyi Arhin: Avram Grant’s apology is not sincere

By on August 28, 2020

first_imgSoccer administrator Takyi Arhin believes Avram Grant’s apology pertaining derogatory remarks he made after Ghana’s 3-1 win over Mozambique should be taken with a pinch of salt.Takyi Arhin, who is a known critic of the Ghana Football Association, believes Grant’s apology is simply not sincere.“Avram Grant’s apology is not a sincere apology because he has disrespected the whole nation and if he wants to apologize to us, he should call for a press conference and apologize to the whole country.”“What he said, if it should have been in any jurisdiction, he would have been sacked that very day and I wonder why Sannie alone interviewed him but for me, his apology is not acceptable.”“We are paying him so he should respect us as a nation because he is a grown up person and he should know what is right and wrong,” he added.“With all this money that we are paying him here and all his monitoring, what qualities has Grant added to the Black Stars?” Grant led Ghana to four points out of a possible six in the double header against Mozambique. –Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @JoySportsGH. Our hashtag is #JoySportslast_img read more

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