Abra’s provincial task force on the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) said a 39-year old seaman is the province’s first confirmed positive case of the virus.
The seaman arrived in the province last March 3 and visited a barangay in Sallapadan and two barangays in Licuan-Baay.
He hails from Manabo and has had a history of travel in the Middleeast.
The seaman also reported came into contact with people during the conduct of the province’s Kawayan Festival/
The provincial task force is currently conducting contact tracing.