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Surge in COVID-19 cases prompts lockdown of Bulacan town

By: - Correspondent / @inquirerdotnet
/ 07:02 PM April 07, 2021

The Angat town hall in Bulacan province has been closed for disinfection after nine of its workers were infected with SARS Cov2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. PHOTO BY CARMELA REYES-ESTROPE

ANGAT, Bulacan–The entire town has been on lockdown since April 6 until April 12 after a surge in COVID-19 cases, officials said on Wednesday (April 7).

Among the latest COVID-19 cases were nine municipal hall employees, said Mayor Leonardo De Leon in a statement.

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De Leon also ordered the temporary closure of the town hall to give way to disinfection.

Movement between boundaries was banned during the week-long lockdown. Only essential travel would be allowed.

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The town recorded 356 COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths, 209 recoveries and 130 active cases as of Tuesday (April 6).

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