The Municipal Health Emergency Response Team (MHERT) continuously welcomes returnees/Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs) at the Camalig Training Center (CTC), Brgy. Salugan, Camalig, Albay – the town’s centralized screening/holding area.
Pursuant to Executive Order No. 15, s. 2021, all persons returning to the municipality whether LSI, Authorized Person Outside of Residence (APOR), Returning Overseas Filipino (ROF), frontliner, foreigner, regardless of age, travelling via private or public vehicle, are mandatorily required to proceed immediately to CTC to undergo profiling, health assessment, and other protocols to contain possible spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
CTC screening/holding area started operating 24/7 since September 14, 2020 in anticipation of returnees arriving at night time.
CTC also serves as a swab testing center for Persons Under Investigation (PUMs) and close contacts of confirmed/active COVID-19 cases in the town.
Today, 12 asymptomatic returnees (arrived without symptoms) comprised of 11 LSIs and 1 APOR have so far been accommodated at CTC.
As of July 15, 2021, Camalig, Albay has a total of 181 confirmed COVID-19 cases including 157 recoveries, 13 deaths, and 11 currently active.
Article by: Mr. Tim L. Florece, PIO