TAGBILARAN CITY –– The police station and the traffic management office in this city were placed on lockdown starting Friday, April 9, after at least 13 personnel tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Tagbilaran City Mayor John Geesnell “Baba” Yap said that seven personnel of Tagbilaran City Police Station were infected, while six personnel of the City Traffic Management Office also contracted the disease.
These personnel have been isolated.
Other police officers, who had contact with those infected, have not been allowed to work and are under quarantine at the station as they wait for their swab test results.
Yap advised residents to follow health protocols as the city has 26 active cases and two deaths.
For more news about the novel coronavirus click here.
What you need to know about Coronavirus.
For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.
The Inquirer Foundation supports our healthcare frontliners and is still accepting cash donations to be deposited at Banco de Oro (BDO) current account #007960018860 or donate through PayMaya using this link .
Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.