Areas in Abra de Ilog marked critical zone vs Covid-19

Areas in Brgy. San Vicente and Brgy. Balao have been marked critical zone in an attempt to contain the spread of coronavirus in the Municipality of Abra de Ilog, Occidental Mindoro, July 1.

In the last couple of days, the Municipality of Abra de Ilog recorded two positive cases of Covid-19 – Patient No. 43 and Patient No. 44.

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Patient No. 43 is a construction worker from the Municipality of Calintaan assigned to a DPWH project in Brgy. Balao. His case was confirmed last June 28.

On the other hand, a resident of Brgy. San Vicenter, Patient No. 44 is a 33-year old female health care worker from Aba de Ilog Community Hospital. She is said to be asymptomatic and has been “advised to undergo isolation after swab testing” as per PGO Occidental Mindoro‘s announcement.

CRITICAL ZONE ABRA DE ILOG COVID19

Her case was confirmed June 29 with test result received from Red Cross.

Meanwhile, as posted by Abra de Ilog Emergency Response Operations (AERO) July 1 Wednesday morning,  IATF response team composed of MHO, MDRRMO and PNP placed the markers at designated areas at Brgy. San Vicente and Brgy. Balao after being categorized as critical zone based on National IATF zoning containment guidelines.

A “NO EXIT, NO ENTRY” policy or a “hard lockdown” is also being implemented to make sure that members of the community remain within their area.

CRITICAL ZONE ABRA DE ILOG COVID19

Abra de Ilog MDDRMO Geof Panganiban in Facebook messenger interview assured that the local government of Abra de Ilog has already provided the ten (10) affected families in two (2) identified critical zones with food assistance like half sack of rice and vegetables as well as financial assistance to support their needs throughout the duration of 14-day quarantine.

CRITICAL ZONE ABRA DE ILOG COVID19
CRITICAL ZONE ABRA DE ILOG COVID19

Barangay Marshals shall also be assigned to watch over the critical zones to make sure that the residents comply with established health protocols.

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