Local Transmission Of COVID-19 Confirmed In Iligan City, Affected Area Now Under Lockdown

Local Transmission Of COVID-19 Confirmed In Iligan City, Affected Area Now Under Lockdown

Mga higala! The City Health Office (CHO) of Iligan City has confirmed that they now have local transmission of COVID-19 after a resident of Barangay Mahayahay tested positive for the disease!

According to Dr. Cherlina CaƱaveral, they have already conducted a contact tracing and verification with DOH-10, but they still can’t identify where or how the said individual got infected.

She then added that “ug mahitungod niini, atong napamatud-an nga aduna kitay local transmission dani sa atong dakbayan.”

[Because of this, we have confirmed that we now have a local transmission here in our city.]

Below are some case details:

  • 21st positive case in Iligan
  • 30-year-old male
  • a resident of Purok Adelfa
  • had a travel history– Maranding, Lanao del Norte (June 15) and Cagayan de Oro (July 1)
  • now under strict quarantine
  • placed in a city isolation unit
  • asymptomatic

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, a lockdown will now be imposed in the affected puroks of Gumamela and Adelfa, in Brgy. Mahayahay.

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