By Helen Castano | 01:27 PM August 17, 2020
The island-barangay of Guindacpan in Talibon town was placed under lockdown after a resident died for coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
Talibon Mayor Janette Aurestila Garcia, on her Facebook account, said the Guindacpan Island was placed under lockdown even before the results of the patient was known.
The patient died Sunday, August. 16. The patient, had diabetes mellitus type 2, was confined at Garcia Memorial Provincial Hospital last August 12.
Relief goods – 7 kilos rice and 5 canned goods- were delivered to the residents on Monday.
“Laing ayuda usab ang ipadala ugmang adlawa ug sa umaabot pang mga adlaw,” said Garcia.
The local chief executive said contact tracing was conducted by personnel of the Department of Health (DOH), Provincial Health Office (PHO) and Rural Health Unit (RHU) -Talibon.
“Busa, sa kanunay ampingan nato ang atong kaugalingon. Sundon nato kanunay ang minimum health standards. Likayan ang pagsuroy-suroy, magpuyo sa atong panimalay kung walay importanteng lakwon,” said Garcia.
So far, Bohol recorded a total of 123 confirmed Covid-19 infections including 26 active cases, 91 recoveries, and 6 fatalities.