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 cases.
The MHERT conducted tracing of individuals who may have come in contact with Patient#6829 from Brgy. Cabangan and Patient#6830 from Brgy. Ilawod.
Eleven (11) 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 the 2 affected barangays are also set to undergo disinfection to prevent possible transmission of said virus to the community.
As of April 22, 2021, Camalig, Albay has a total of 40 confirmed COVID-19 cases including 28 recoveries, 3 deaths, and 9 active.
Article by: Mr. Tim L. Florece, PIO