Following confirmation by the Department of Health (DOH) regarding Camalig’s latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, the Municipal Health Emergency Response Team (MHERT) immediately carried out interventions to contain further spread of COVID-19.
The MHERT in partnership with Brgy. Sumlang and Brgy. Cotmon’s Barangay Health Emergency Response Teams (BHERTs) conducted immediate contact-tracing of individuals who may have come in contact with Patient#4468 and Patient#4469 – a total of eight (8) close contacts were identified today.
As part of the contact-tracing protocols, Case Investigation Forms (CIFs), profiles, and linelist of the 8 close contacts will be sent to the Provincial Health Office (PHO) for swab schedule approval.
Selected households and thoroughfares of the 2 barangays were also disinfected by the Sanitation Team to bar possible transmission of said virus to the community.
Patient#4468 from Purok 7, Brgy. Sumlang and Patient#4469 from Purok 4, Brgy. Cotmon, the 24th and 25th confirmed COVID-19 cases in the municipality are currently confined at the Josefina Belmonte Duran Albay Provincial Hospital (JBDAPH), Brgy. Tuburan, Ligao City.