OZAMIZ CITY, Misamis Occidental (PIA)–The first coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) patient number 2,942 from Jimenez town who was admitted at Mayor Hilarion A. Ramiro Sr. Medical Center (MHARSMC) was discharged April 11.
Misamis Occidental Provincial Governor Philip Tan announced the good news that the patient from the municipality of Jimenez is negative of COVID-19.
“We are happy to announce that our first COVID-19 positive patient is now in good condition and satisfying the discharge criteria set by the Department of Health (DOH),” Tan said.
Tan also thanked the doctors, nurses and other frontliners who bravely attended to COVID-19 patients.
Tan urged Misamisnons to always observe proper hygiene, social distancing, and to stay at home to fight the spread of COVID-19.
The hospital workers celebrated his recovery with a warm round of applause as he was wheeled out of the hospital, as he expressed his gratitude to the medical staff who nursed her back to health.
“We HEAL AS One, Stay Healthy, Stay Home, Stay Safe” are among the greetings said by the frontliners of MHARS MC.
Provincial Mobile Force Company (PMFC) personnel together with the Force Commander Chief of PLTCOL Gilbert M. Rollen and Jimenez Municipal Police personnel provided security to the patient from MHARS MC to his hometown. (SMRN/PIA10)