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Occidental Mindoro villages on lockdown until Sept. 25 as COVID-19 cases rise

By: - Correspondent / @mvirolaINQ
/ 11:44 AM September 12, 2021

CITY OF CALAPAN — Some villages in Abra de Ilog town in Occidental Mindoro province were placed on lockdown until September 25, according to its municipal health office.

Since Sept. 11, the regional Inter-Agency Task Force placed Barangays (villages) Poblacion and Wawa proper under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases and reported deaths there.

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Starting Sept. 12, Barangay Tibag and Balao are under modified ECQ or containment zones.

Meanwhile, the rest of the villages in town are under GCQ.

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As of Sept. 11, Abra de Ilog is second town in the province that has the highest number of active COVID-19 cases at 55. On top is San Jose (165) and third is Mamburao (52).

Since the pandemic started last year, the province has logged a total of 2,900 COVID-19 cases, of which 381 are active, 2,417 are recoveries and 102 are deaths.

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