- Philippine Heart Association announced that one of its members died while fulfilling his duties
- The young cardiologist was not named but PHA asked for prayers for the doctor
- The Philippines currently has 19 fatalities as announced by the Department of Health (DOH) on Saturday
- 307 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 13 recoveries were reported on Saturday reported
The Philippine Heart Association announced via social media that one of its members died due to COVID-19. Thought the young cardiologist was not named the PHA asked for prayers for the doctor as well as the other front-liners who are still rendering their service.
The Health Department reported 19 fatalities in total on Saturday. It is still unclear if the doctor was among the reported cases.
Meanwhile, netizens expressed their sympathy and sadness.
Our deepest condolences & sympathies to the family.. rest in peace, Doc.. thank you for your heartfelt service.. you are one of the brave young heroes of our country.. we are very proud of you.
May your soul rest in peace Dr. Bactol. Thank you Doc for your heartfelt service... Salute, Doc ! Condolences to the family!
Our heartfelt condolences to his family and praying for the repose of his soul. Thank you for giving a good fight doc. Salute! May your soul rest in peace.
The country has 307 confirmed cases of coronavirus, 19 have died and 13 have recovered as reported by the DOH.
The entire Luzon, meanwhile, is on lockdown from March 17 to April 12. An enhanced community quarantine was implemented in Metro Manila due to increasing numbers of positive COVID-19 cases.
China is the first country that was hit by the novel coronavirus disease. There have been more than 81 thousand cases since the very first day when the virus struck.
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