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 Patients #8664 from Brgy. Bariw, and #8665 and #8666 from Brgy. Cotmon – 23 close contacts have been identified.
 
Selected households, thoroughfares, and other areas within the 2 affected barangays also underwent disinfection to prevent possible transmission of said virus to the community.
 
To date, the municipality has a total of 56 confirmed COVID-19 cases including 40 recoveries, 4 deaths, and 12 active.
 
Article by: Mr. Tim L. Florece, PIO