TAGUM CITY, DAVAO DEL NORTE – The city government reported three (3) new positive cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infection bringing its total caseload to 72.

The three new cases are locally stranded individuals and asymptomatic. They returned to city on September 1 via Cebu City.  They are under quarantine in the city’s isolation facility at Barangay Canocotan.

The positive cases involved a 28 year old female from Barangay San Miguel, a 26 year old female from Barangay Mankilam and a 17 year old male from Barangay Cuambogan.

The city also reported one probable case of Covid-19 who died today.  The fatality was subjected to a swab test but official results have not yet been released.  The fatality was a 58 year old female from Barangay Apokon.

Tagum City, the capital of Davao del Norte, is under a modified general community quarantine.  Rommel F. Lopez