BIR office in Eastern Visayas closed for disinfection against COVID-19 | Inquirer News

BIR office in Eastern Visayas closed for disinfection against COVID-19

/ 03:46 PM January 21, 2021

TACLOBAN CITY –– The regional office of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in Eastern Visayas has been shut down since Wednesday after one of its workers tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

In an advisory, BIR assistant regional director Edgar Quejada said they needed to disinfect their office and conduct contact tracing.


The BIR regional office located at the Government Center in Palo town, Leyte, is expected to reopen on Friday, Jan. 22.

The municipal hall in Pintuyan, Southern Leyte was again placed under lockdown until Friday after four of its employees tested positive for COVID-19.


As of Thursday, Eastern Visayas has 13,222 COVID-19 cases, of which 907 are active.


For more news about the novel coronavirus click here.
What you need to know about Coronavirus.
For more information on COVID-19, call the DOH Hotline: (02) 86517800 local 1149/1150.

The Inquirer Foundation supports our healthcare frontliners and is still accepting cash donations to be deposited at Banco de Oro (BDO) current account #007960018860 or donate through PayMaya using this link .

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: BIR, Bureau of Internal Revenue, Coronavirus, coronavirus disease, COVID-19, Eastern Visayas, Philippine news updates, Regions
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2021 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.