- A one-year-old girl has been confined in the hospital because of the novel coronavirus disease
- She is considered as the youngest Filipino to have contracted the fatal virus
- According to her physician, the little girl can already be brought home on Thursday or Friday
- The patient has been recovering already and she has a better appetite now
The attending physician of a one-year-old girl who tested positive for the novel coronavirus revealed that the baby will be discharged from the hospital already.
KAMI learned that the youngest Filipino to get infected with the dreadful virus has been recovering well that is why she can already go home on Thursday or Friday morning.
It was Oriental Mindoro Governor Humerlito A. Dolor who first knew about the said development and he excitedly disclosed the information to the public.
He stated that the baby, who is tagged by netizens as “Baby COVID-19,” already has a better appetite and does not experience flu for almost a week now.
The pneumonia and other respiratory ailments of the COVID-infected child have also been treated already and her family is now awaiting the result of her second swab test.
“The child is playful, has good appetite, and, for almost a week, had had no fever,” Dolor quipped.
“We fervently hope that the re-test will be negative,” he added.
Despite the positive development, the said Governor urged his people to still strictly follow quarantine protocols because the fatal pandemic has not ended yet.
In a previous article by KAMI, a biotech firm in the United States said that they developed antibodies to fight COVID-19.
As of April 1, the Philippines already has more than 2,300 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease. Ninety-six of them have already succumbed to the disease.
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