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Lola, 91, beats COVID!

Nazaria Crisostomo
Nazaria Crisostomo, a 91-year-old resident of Orion, Bataan, shows the certificate indicating that she has fully recovered from COVID-19 after completing the 14-day quarantine. She is so far the oldest COVID-19 survivor in Bataan. (Contributed photo)

A 91-YEAR-OLD woman is so far the oldest survivor of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bataan, being one of the 28 who recovered from the dreaded illness, the latest report of the Provincial Health Office (PHO) said.

Gov. Albert Garcia said on Thursday Nazaria Crisostomo or “Impong Nene” of Orion town has completed 14 days of quarantine.

She is one of 12 new recoveries from Orion. The others are from Mariveles (five); Limay and Morong (four each) and Hermosa, Orani, and this city (one each).

The total number of those who have recovered from COVID-19 in Bataan climbed to 2,418.

Patunay lang na kahit itinuturing na high-risk ang matatanda sa COVID-19, makarerecover pa rin basta’t mabibigyan ng tama at sapat na atensyong medikal gayon din ng pangangalaga ng pamilya at suporta ng ating pamahalaan,” Garcia said.

Meanwhile, the number of COVID-19 patients in the province rose to 2,665 with 195 active cases after 19 tested positive for the virus.

The new cases are from Mariveles (seven); Orani (five); Abucay (four); Hermosa (two) and this city (one). Philippine News Agency