Cebu man visits mall a day before he tested positive for COVID-19

Cebu man visits mall a day before he tested positive for COVID-19

- A certain limitation in movement has been imposed in different areas in the Philippines, following the recommendations of IATF

- A guy from Cebu, opted to visit the mall and to have a haircut for undisclosed reasons

- The following day, he started to develop COVID-19 symptoms, which prompted him to undergo a coronavirus test

- It turned out that the guy was positive for COVID19, and was placed under home quarantine

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A 46-year-od male from Barangay Tunghaan went to a mall in Cebu City in order for him to get a haircut.

According to Cebu Daily News, the male patient experienced symptoms of COVID-19 a day after he got the haircut.

Cebu man visits mall a day before he tested positive for COVID-19

Cebu man visits mall a day before he tested positive for COVID-19 (Photo: Filipino Entrepreneurs and Barbers)
Source: Facebook

Because of this, he underwent a swab test and it turned out that the results were positive.

The unnamed guy was then placed under home quarantine to ensure that he does not infect others.

There were no other details given as regards to the salon where he got his haircut. It was not also reported if he already had the virus prior to his haircut or if he got it from the salon.

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Cebu man visits mall a day before he tested positive for COVID-19

Cebu man visits mall a day before he tested positive for COVID-19
Source: Facebook

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In a previous report by KAMI, the government faced problems when they imposed the initial community quarantine, which was elevated into enhanced community quarantine. It also suspended transportation causing massive problems with commuters.

The COVID-19 outbreak started out in Wuhan, Hubei Province of China. Scientists believed that the virus came from an animal at one of Wuhan's wet markets. The Philippines has slowly eased quarantine measures and Filipinos are starting to adapt to the new normal.

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Source: Kami.com.ph

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