March 24, 2023

A couple, the oldest Covid-19 patients in Abra, has recovered from the infection. 
Abra Provincial DOH Officer Alex Bayubay said that AC67, an 84-year-old woman who has co-morbidity, has recovered from the Covid-19 and was discharged from the Abra Provincial Isolation Unit on Sept. 21.
Bayubay said the patient is from San Juan Sur in Manabo, is a close contact of AC64, her husband, who was admitted at a private hospital in Abra due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was discharged from the private hospital last Sept. 13.
The patient, who has amnesia, was asymptomatic all throughout her stay at the isolation facility.  
The two are completing their 14-day mandatory isolation separately.
Bayubay said the province recorded two additional cases on Sept. 23.
The new cases are AC72, 19-year-old female and AC73, 49-year-old female. They are both locally stranded individuals from Taytay, Rizal who went home to Nagtupacan, Lagangilang on Aug. 28. They underwent RT-PCR testing since they were close contacts of another Covid-19 patient in the province who is tagged as AC68. 
They are both asymptomatic and are isolated at the Lagangilang Municipal Isolation Unit.
As of Sept. 25, Abra has 73 Covid-19 confirmed cases with 66 recoveries, six active cases, and one death. The six active cases are LSIs. – Redjie M. Cawis