BACOOR CITY, Cavite — The local government locked down the Mambog IV Barangay hall in this city for 14 days after the village chief tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Mayor Lani Mercado-Revilla said Mambog IV Chairman Robert Nolasco is now undergoing home quarantine for 14 days.
The said village hall will be under a 14-day Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ) from December 27, 2020 to January 8, 2021 under Executive Order no. 56 series of 2020a signed by Revilla on Saturday, December 26.
The Barangay Health Emergency Response Team (BHERT), CISU and contact tracing team are now tracing the persons with whom the barangay chief interacted before he tested positive for COVID-19.
The bgy hall lockdown is in accordance with the Inter Agency Task Force for Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF-EID) guidelines on the application of the zoning containment strategy to contain COVID in the area.
The City Environment and Natural Resources Office and Local Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) is now disinfecting the surrouding areas.
The local police under Police Lt. Colonel Christopher Guste, city police chief, will man and secure the area under lockdown.
Barangays transactions within the quarantine dates will be conducted in the office of the mayor.
Barangay Mambog Iv has a total of 65 cases, ome active case, 62 recoveries and teo eath. The entire city has 3,182 total positive cases, 83 active cases, 2979 recoveries and 120 mortalities as of December 26, 2020.