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Municipal hall in Bohol town closed for disinfection vs COVID-19

By: - Correspondent / @leoudtohanINQ
/ 05:21 PM September 24, 2020

TAGBILARAN CITY –– The Tubigon municipal hall was closed on Thursday for disinfection after an employee contracted the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

“While the temporary suspension is ongoing, disinfection and sanitation of the building in its entirety will be done as well,” an advisory posted on Facebook.

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The advisory added that employees are encouraged to submit to a reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test but have the option to undergo a strict 14-day home quarantine if they prefer to choose the latter.

The municipal government, with the recommendation from the Tubigon Municipal Inter-Agency Task Force, also temporarily closed the fish and meat sections of the Tubigon Commercial Complex on Thursday, Sept. 24.

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Three villages––Pooc Occidental, Centro, and Cabulijan––have been placed under lockdown until September 30.

As of Thursday, Sept. 24, Tubigon has 33 COVID-19 cases, including 21 active cases and 12 recoveries.

As of Sept. 20, Bohol has 287 COVID-19 patients but 239 of them had already recovered while eight have died.

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