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 twenty-two (22) close contacts are up for swabbing to ensure containment of possible COVID-19 transmission.
Last September 12, 2021, the municipality recorded nine (9) 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 236 confirmed COVID-19 cases including 201 recoveries, 16 deaths, and 19 currently active.
Article by: Mr. Tim L. Florece, PIO