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× Death came before COVID-19 test results for man in Tacloban

TACLOBAN CITY--A 51-year old man died at a hospital here on Wednesday (April 1) while waiting for results of tests that would show if he had novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19).

Dr. Gloria Fabrigas, city health officer, said the patient died at 8:52 p.m. due to respiratory failure, citing the death certificate issued by the Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center (EVRMC), where the patient died. …