By Helen Castano | 03:38 PM September 24, 2020
The Tubigon Municipal Hall was closed indefinitely starting Thursday, September 24, 2020 for disinfection after an employee got infected of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19).
The municipal and the wet section of the town market will temporarily closed, the municipal government announced Thursday in its Facebook page.
“The Tubigon Municipal Hall has temporarily suspended its operation starting September 24, 2020 because of an in-house LGU-employee who tested positive of COVID-19,” it said.
The employees are encouraged to submit to a test.
“With this, all LGU-Tubigon employees are encouraged to submit to RT-PCR Test but have the option to undergo a strict 14-day home quarantine if they prefer to choose the latter,” the advisory said.
“While the temporary suspension is ongoing, disinfection and sanitation of the building in its entirety will be done as well,” it said.
The public is being informed to make transactions upon resumption of operations in the Tubigon Municipal Hall since the suspension will take place until further notice.
Meanwhile, due to the detection of COVID-19 positive cases at the wet section of the Tubigon Commercial Complex, the LGU- Tubigon with the recommendation from the Tubigon Municipal Inter-Agency Task Force announced the temporary closure of the fishy and meat sections of the Tubigon Commercial Complex starting on Thursday, September 24, 2020, until further notice.
The drastic action of LGU-Tubigon is one of the measures to curtail the spread of infection especially in public places. While the temporary closure is in place, disinfection will be done in the area and swab tests will be conducted to the vendors and employees
The public is highly encouraged to cooperate.
As of Thursday (Sept. 24), Tubigon has 33 confirmed cases, 21 active cases and 12 recoveries.