Cebuana negative for Mers-CoV

CEBU CITY — Health authorities have allowed a Cebuana to stay at home after she tested negative for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (Mers-CoV).

The patient from Cebu City boarded the Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight 860 with the Filipina nurse who tested positive for Mers-CoV upon arriving in the Philippines from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Department of Health-Central Visayas Director Jaime Bernadas said the results on the Cebuana came out Friday after samples were obtained from her the night before. (MORE)