Sipalay City school division office closes due to COVID-19 infection
BACOLOD CITY — The Sipalay City Schools Division office has been temporarily closed after four of its personnel tested positive for COVID-19.
Dionilo Bogtae, head of the Sipalay Emergency Assistance and Rescue Services, said an employee under the schools division superintendent was symptomatic and tested positive for COVID-19.
On contact tracing, three other personnel tested positive for the virus.
“We temporarily closed the division office for disinfection,” Bogtae said.
Meanwhile, the Sipalay City treasurer’s office and birthing unit, which were temporarily closed after eight employees tested positive for COVID-19, reopened on Friday.
He said the test results of the close contacts of the eight employees came out Thursday night and they were all negative.
Subscribe to our daily newsletter
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.