Badian records first Covid-related death

THE Municipality of Badian in Cebu has recorded its first coronavirus disease (Covid-19)-related death.

The Municipal Health Office (MHO) said the patient, tagged as BC-04, passed away at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center in Cebu City.

According to Badian Rural Health Unit’s Facebook post dated June 27, 2020, Patient BC-04 is a 54-year-old male from Mandaluyong and is a dialysis patient at VSMMC.

On June 25, the patient had a persistent cough that led to difficulty in breathing. No other details have been provided as of this posting Tuesday, June 30.

Badian now has a total of six Covid-19 cases, with one death. (RDR)