July 21, 2021

Due to a virus danger, a neighborhood in Cebu City has been lockdown.

On Wednesday, the municipal authorities in this city imposed a granular lockdown on a neighborhood where 20 people tested positive for coronavirus illness in 2019. (Covid-19).

In a radio interview, Councilor Joel Garganera, the main implementer of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC), stated the granular lockdown covers just one neighborhood, with sick people living in four homes.

He emphasized that the lockout does not apply to the whole Guadalupe barangay.

According to Garganera, the decision would prohibit residents from leaving and guests from entering in order to avoid the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) requested that the hamlet be placed under lockdown on Monday owing to an increase in the number of sick people.

On Tuesday, the Department of Health (DOH)-Region 7 (Central Visayas) bulletin revealed 181 new cases and 81 recoveries in Cebu City. At all, 1,581 current cases are being tracked in various hospitals and quarantine facilities.

Covid-19 transmissions are being monitored in at least 68 barangays out of 80, according to the EOC.

On July 19, Barangay Guadalupe posted on social media that there were 116 current cases being closely monitored by medical and emergency personnel.

Meanwhile, CCPO officers are conducting “Oplan Bulabog” in certain parts of the city to ensure that people follow health regulations.

The nighttime activities, according to CCPO deputy director for operations Lt. Col. Wilbert Parilla, are intended to dissuade individuals from going out and prevent the spread of Covid-19.

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