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Talisay City’s Senior Citizens Affairs Office closes after employee contracted COVID-19

/ 06:55 PM September 13, 2021
The Senior Citizens Affairs Office in Talisay City, Negros Occidental was temporarily closed starting Monday, September 13, after one employee tested positive for COVID-19.

FILE PHOTO: A computer image created by Nexu Science Communication together with Trinity College in Dublin, shows a model structurally representative of a betacoronavirus which is the type of virus linked to COVID-19, shared with Reuters on February 18, 2020. NEXU Science Communication/via REUTERS

BACOLOD CITY – The Senior Citizens Affairs Office in Talisay City, Negros Occidental was temporarily closed starting Monday, September 13, after one employee tested positive for COVID-19.

Mayor Neil Lizares said all the staff members in the office will be swabbed to determine whether or not they were infected with the virus.

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“The temporary closure will be until further notice to give way to thorough disinfection of the office and contact tracing,” he said.

Talisay City currently has 129 active COVID-19 cases as of Sunday.

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The city has 1,740 COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic last year with 1,556 recoveries and 55 deaths.

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