LGU Caba orders localized lockdown after 8 new COVID-19 cases emerge
SAN FERNANDO City, July 19 (PIA) — Following the emergence of eight new coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Caba town, the local government issues Executive Order No. 37 on Thursday, July 16 implementing localized lockdown in infected areas.
Critical areas placed under heightened community quarantine include the entire Bautista village, Sector of Poblacion Sur, Sitio Centro of Sobredillo, Sitio 3 of Santiago Sur, Sitio Centro of San Cornelio, Sector 7 of Poblacion Norte, and Sitio Centro of Barangay Gana.
These confirmed COVID-19 cases include two female patients whose ages are 27 years old and 56 years old are come from Sector 3.
Two 25-year-old female patients reside in Sector 2 of Poblacion Sur and Sitio Centro of Sobredillo, respectively while a 64-year-old female patient lives in Sitio 3 of Santiago Sur.
Further, a 51-year-old female patient dwells in Sitio Centro of Cornelio while a 29-year-old male is from Sector 7 of Poblacion Norte.
All of these patients are found to be asymptomatic.
Moreover, the Sitio Centro of Gana is also under lockdown where the 36-year-old male patient, who manifests mild symptoms, resides.
With these cases, Mayor Philip Caesar Crispino immediately reactivated the municipal contact tracing team to identify the whereabouts and contacts of said patients for the past days.
Further, Crispino mandated all concerned barangay officials to “oversee the movement of people in their area of jurisdiction and re-establish the satellite markets to further encourage not to go to other towns except when absolutely necessary.”
As of 5 p.m. of July 17, the municipality of Caba town has logged 11 confirmed cases of COVID-19 wherein the eight new cases are admitted at the La Union Medical Center in Agoo town and three have recovered. (JCR/JND/CGC, PIA La Union)