The Municipal Health Emergency Response Team (MHERT) immediately carried out interventions to contain further spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) following confirmation by the Department of Health (DOH) regarding the town’s latest positive cases.
The MHERT through its contact tracers conducted tracing of individuals who may have come in contact with Patient#6044 from Brgy. Ilawod and Patient#6055 from Brgy. Maninila.
As part of the contact-tracing protocols, Case Investigation Forms (CIFs), profiles, and linelist of all close contacts will be sent to the Provincial Health Office (PHO) for swab schedule approval.
Selected households, thoroughfares, and other areas within the two affected barangays also underwent disinfection to prevent possible transmission of said virus to the community.
As of April 13, 2021, Camalig, Albay has 33 confirmed COVID-19 cases including 27 recoveries, 3 deaths, and 3 active.
Article by: Mr. Tim L. Florece, PIO