Mendez-Nuñez in Cavite tighten security after 3 new COVID-19 cases

Published June 23, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Carla Deña

MENDEZ-NUÑEZ, Cavite – The municipal government is implementing stricter community quarantine measures after recording three new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) over the weekend.

Starting today, June 23, checkpoints will be set up in every barangay and only quarantine pass holders and those reporting to work will be allowed to leave their homes.

Non-residents are likewise prohibited from entering the municipality except for work purposes or emergencies. Curfew hours starts at 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Over the weekend, the municipal government announced three new cases of COVID-19. All are asymptomatic and are currently in an isolation facility.

Patients 3 and 4 were tested by their respective companies. Patient 5, on the other hand, underwent a COVID-19 test as a requirement to return to his work as a seaman.

Contract tracing efforts are underway and their respective households have been placed on lockdown.

Prior to the three new cases, the municipality only had two previous cases of COVID-19, both of whom already recovered from the disease.