DILG-Bulacan identifies localized community quarantine lockdown villages

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CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan — Four villages were officially reportedly placed under localized lockdown for COVID-19 in this province by the regional and provincial Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF).

This was confirmed in a text message to RONDA BALITA by Darwin David, provincial director for Bulacan of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG).

David identified the four villages as barangay Balatong A and Penabatan in Pulilan, Barangay Panginay in Balagtas, and Magdalena subdivision in Barangay San Juan in Balagtas.

Two houses and a compound in Barangays Tangos, Subic and Poblacion in Baliwag town were placed in zonal lockdown and its pertaining documents are still being prepared, David noted.

Meanwhile, Raul Agustin of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office of Bulacan, said that a house in Barangay Balatong B was placed under lockdown and so with a compound in Barangay Dulong Malabon and a house in Barangay Lumbak all in Pulilan town.

On the other hand, Pandi Mayor Rico Roque said that all COVID-19 patients in their municipality are immediately placed in quarantine facility lockdown while its houses and families are placed in a lockdown and no need for a community lockdown.

On the other hand, the Provincial Health Office of Bulacan reported as of 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday that 13 more positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in Bulacan bringing the total confirmed cases to 545 wherein 279 of it are active cases.

12 more patients were recovered with a total to 230 cases and 36 have died.

The top five localities in Bulacan with the highest number of confirmed cases City of San Jose del Monte has at 106 followed by Marilao 55, Malolos 46, Meycauayan 41, and San Miguel and Baliwag both 37 each.

Of the province’s three cities and 21 municipalities, the town of Donya Remedios Trinidad with no confirmed cases of COVID-19 since March has now finally one confirmed case of coronavirus. (RONDA BALITA Online)

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