Close contacts of Camalig’s latest confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases undergo swab tests today at the Camalig Training Center (CTC) screening/holding area for returnees, Brgy. Salugan, Camalig, Albay.
A total of thirty (30) close contacts are up for swabbing to ensure containment of possible COVID-19 transmission.
Last May 29, 2021, the municipality recorded five (5) COVID-19 cases – the highest single-day tally of new positive cases since the outbreak of the virus in early 2020.
The Municipal Health Emergency Response Team (MHERT) has since intensified its thrust against the increasing COVID-19 cases through implementation of stricter prevention and control protocols in the town.
To date, Camalig, Albay has a total of 81 confirmed COVID-19 cases including 56 recoveries, 7 deaths, and 18 currently active.
Article by: Mr. Tim L. Florece, PIO