Coronavirus: 2 Children Listed as PUIs Die in the Philippines

An eight-month-old baby girl and a three-year-old baby boy, both listed as patients under investigation (PUIs) in the cities of Dagupan and San Carlos, respectively, in Pangasinan, Philippines have died.

The baby girl, was admitted to a private hospital on April 14 and died a day later, according to a report from the Dagupan City Public Information Office. She suffered from cough, fever and seizures.

In San Carlos City, a three-year-old baby boy who was a PUI died on April 14. The baby, was admitted to the Pangasinan Provincial Hospital with an initial diagnosis of pediatric community-acquired pneumonia and acute gastroenteritis.

The patient also suffered from congenital heart disease and Down Syndrome. He had no history of travel outside their residence for the past 14 days.


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