Four new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), including a health worker, were reported in this province as confirmed by the Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday.
This brought the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in the province to 232, with 96 on active status.
The Tarlac Covid-19 Task Force said a 31-year-old male health worker from Barangay San Vicente, this city, experienced Covid-19 symptoms and was admitted to a private hospital here on Sept. 7. He underwent a swab test on the same day and the result came out positive.
The patient is presently quarantined at the National Government Administrative Center, New Clark City in Capas.
Two other cases are both seafarers — a 42-year-old male from Barangay Matatalaib, this city and a 29-year-old male from Barangay Santiago, Concepcion.
Another is a 53-year-old male painter from Barangay Lourdes, Bamban. He was swabbed on Sept. 5 and the positive result came out the next day.
The task force said the patient is asymptomatic and is presently quarantined at the National Government Administrative Center in Capas.
Meanwhile, a 55-year-old male from Barangay Santiago, Concepcion recovered from the disease, bringing the total number of recoveries to 126.
The total number of deaths, on the other hand, remained at 13. (PNA)