first_imgAs a preventative move, the tourists were transportedimmediately to Kalibo, Aklan on Jan. 24. “They had no flu-like symptoms, walang ubo or lagnat. Doon sila sa training center dahil they might be at risk ofhospital acquired-pneumonia if we admitted them. Ang apat naChinese tourists na may closecontacts sa isang confirmedcoronavirus patient sa Hong Kong, kasama ng apat ang pitong Chinesenationals sa Boracay ay under medical observation din,” Cuachon added. Four of them were in close contact with aninfected coronavirus patient in Hong Kong. Health authorities are closely monitoring the tracedcontacts while they are staying in the hotel rooms of Gov. Corazon L. CabagnotTourism and Training Center in Old Buswang, Kalibo for the next 14days. He emphasized that there are still no confirmed cases ofthe 2019-nCov in the province and in the country. (With a report from Akean Forum/PN) PHO Officer 1 Dr. Cornelio Cuachon Jr. said thatthey managed to track down the foreigners in a resort in the Boracay Island.center_img “Araw araw naka monitor tayo sa kanila. Pagkatapos ng 14 days incubation period, they will be allowed to goback to China, sa tulong ngChina Embassy in the Philippines, athindi na ipagpatuloy ang bakasyon sa Boracay,”  Cuachon said. KALIBO, Aklan – The officials of the Provincial HealthOffice (PHO) here assured the locals that there is no cause for alarm after 11Chinese tourists were put under medical observation due to possible symptoms ofthe Wuhan coronavirus. The said tourists arrived in Kalibo via a Hong Kong-Manila flight on Jan. 22. The said 11 Chinese nationals from Hubei province – 7 adultsand four children – were supposed to spend their one-month vacation in theisland when health authorities from Hong Kong alerted the Philippine healthofficials to conduct intensive contact tracing.last_img read more