Close contacts of Patient#6449 from Brgy. Ilawod undergo swab tests today at the Camalig Training Center (CTC) screening/holding area for returnees, Brgy. Salugan, Camalig, Albay.
This activity was carried out due to the confirmation by the Department of Health (DOH) regarding a resident of Brgy. Ilawod who resulted positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19) last Sunday, April 19, 2021.
A total of fifty (50) close contacts are up for swabbing (2-3 batches) to ensure containment of said virus.
As one measure in barring the spread of COVID-19 to the community, all 50 close contacts are directed to stay isolated for at least fourteen (14) days.
Prior to the conduct of swab tests, Camalig Local Chief Executive, Hon. Carlos Irwin G. Baldo, Jr. ordered the temporary suspension of tricycle parada 1 at Brgy. Ilawod to give way for contact-tracing operations and other COVID-related protocols by the Municipal Health Emergency Response Team (MHERT).
Patients#6449, the town’s 38th confirmed COVID-19 resident, is currently confined at the Albay Provincial Quarantine Facility, Brgy. Tula Tula, Ligao City.
Article by: Mr. Tim L. Florece, PIO