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#6955 from Brgy. Ligban, Patient#6997 from Brgy. Palanog, Patient#7007 from Brgy. 1, Patient#7075 from Brgy. Tumpa, and Patient#7100 from Brgy. Anoling.
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 5 affected barangays are also set to undergo disinfection to prevent possible transmission of said virus to the community.
Camalig, Albay recorded a total of five (5) COVID-19 cases today – the highest single-day tally of new positive cases since the outbreak of the virus in early 2020.
As of April 22, 2021, the municipality has a total of 45 confirmed COVID-19 cases including 28 recoveries, 4 deaths, and 13 active.
Article by: Mr. Tim L. Florece, PIO