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Bohol town hall shut after worker contracts COVID-19

By: - Correspondent / @leoudtohanINQ
/ 04:29 PM October 16, 2020

The Sagbayan Municipal Hall was closed indefinitely after an employee got infected with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). (Leo Udtohan/Inquirer Visayas)

TAGBILARAN CITY –– The municipal hall of Sagbayan town in Bohol was closed on Wednesday after one of its workers tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

No transactions would be accommodated during the indefinite closure, the local government announced in a post on Facebook page.

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Contact tracing was immediately conducted by Sagbayan Mayor Restituto Q. Suarez III.

The municipal hall would be opened once the swab test results of the employees are released.

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As of Oct. 15, Bohol has 407 COVID-19 cases, 69 of which are active, 235 recovered, and eight dead.

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