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 recent positive case.
The MHERT conducted tracing of individuals who may have come in contact with Patient#6449 – the town’s 38th confirmed COVID-19 positive resident.
Seven (7) close contacts have so far been identified.
As part of the contact-tracing protocols, Case Investigation Forms (CIFs), profiles, and linelist of the close contacts will be sent to the Provincial Health Office (PHO) for swab test approval.
Selected households, thoroughfares, and other areas within in Brgy. Ilawod also underwent disinfection to prevent possible transmission of said virus to the community.
As of April 18, 2021, Camalig, Albay has a total of 38 confirmed COVID-19 cases including 27 recoveries, 3 deaths, and 8 active.
Article by: Mr. Tim L. Florece, PIO