PUERTO PRINCESA CITY –– Eight villages within the island city of Coron in Palawan province will probably be put below enhanced group quarantine (ECQ), the tightest quarantine classification, beginning 10 p.m. Wednesday, Might 12, till Might 26.
The villages to be positioned below the crucial zone to include COVID-19 are Poblacion 1, Tagumpay, Guadalupe, Poblacion 2, Poblacion 3, Poblacion 4, Poblacion 5, and Poblacion 6, in response to the Coron data workplace.
The localized lockdown was imposed because of the spike in circumstances since Might 1, 5 days after they introduced the city to be COVID-free.
On Tuesday, three sufferers examined optimistic for COVID-19––a 37-year-old feminine affected person from Poblacion 1; a 64-year-old male from Tagumpay; and a 70-year-old feminine from Guadalupe.
Of the 14 lively circumstances in Coron as of Might 11, 4 are from Poblacion 1, 4 are from Tagumpay, three are from Poblacion 5, two from Guadalupe, and one from Poblacion 4.
The city has 45 possible circumstances of their isolation facility, whereas contact tracing is performed.
As of Wednesday, Coron has 11 lively COVID-19 circumstances. The city recorded 113 sufferers, 100 recoveries, and two deaths attributable to COVID-19 since March final yr.
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