Coronavirus infection of 7 employees shutters NBI Bacolod office
BACOLOD CITY—The National Bureau of Investigation office in the city was closed to the public this week after seven of its employees tested positive for SARS Cov2, the virus that causes novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Renoir Baldovino, NBI Bacolod chief, said all seven NBI employees had already been sent to a quarantine facility.
The Bacolod Inter-Agency Task Force advised the NBI to close its office for a week for disinfection and contact tracing.
The NBI Bacolod office will reopen on Jan. 25.
In La Carlota City, Mayor Rex Jalando-on ordered government employees to return to a five-day work week, ending work-from-home arrangements and deactivating skeletal work forces.
All city government employees were required to report for work but observe COVID-19 protocols like social distancing and wearing face masks and shields.
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