4 new Covid-19 cases in Balamban; contact tracing ongoing

THE local government of Balamban in Cebu assured residents of the town that confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the municipality are being monitored and contact tracing is ongoing.

This came as four additional cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Balamban Tuesday, June 30.

All of the new patients are experiencing symptoms of the disease and they have been isolated in different quarantine facilities.

Of the four cases, two are residing in Buanoy, one in Arpil, and one in Sta. Cruz, said Alagad Sa Balamban on its Facebook post.

It said contact tracing has been done for the new cases, and this includes close contacts of those who tested positive for the new virus.

It added that mandatory disinfection protocols are being done in the workplace of Patients 6, 9 and 10.

As of Tuesday, Balamban reported a total of 11 Covid-19 cases, with two deaths and one recovery. (RDR)