Barangay in Bacoor placed under localized lockdown

Published July 2, 2020, 3:04 PM

by Carla Bauto Deña

BACOOR, Cavite – Barangay Zapote 1 has been placed under a two-week localized lockdown starting Wednesday (July 1) to stop the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

According to Executive Order No. 24 signed by Mayor Lani Mercado Revilla, the lockdown is implemented “owing to the official release of three COVID-19 positive cases within a very contiguous zone.” Several suspected and possible cases within the barangay are also being monitored by the City Health Office (CHO).

The area, established as Zapote-1-Proper-Critical Zone (Z-1P-CrZ), has more or less 250 houses and covers the parameters bounded by Aster Extension and Rosal, Campuput, and Camia Streets.

Residents within the zone are not allowed to leave their homes until July 14, except for emergency medical treatments.

Food packs are rationed by the city government throughout the lockdown period. Maintenance medicines may be bought and delivered by barangay workers. Other essential supplies may also be arranged by delivery.

As of July 1, the city has recorded 218 COVID-19 cases, with 120 recoveries and 16 deaths.