A compound on Santo Niño Street in Barangay San Jose, Antipolo City has been placed on granular lockdown after eight coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases were detected in the area.
The office of Mayor Andrea Bautista Ynares announced on its official Facebook page that the compound with 48 residents is on a 14-day lockdown.
Restrictions on movement are in place and the affected residents would be undergoing Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) test as part of the health protocol, according to the city government.
Contact tracing is also ongoing to determine the contacts of the eight residents who contracted the COVID-19.
The city government also assured those on lockdown that food packs will be distributed to the households.
Residents may contact the following: COVID-19 Hotline numbers: COVID-19 Hotlines- 86970362 / 09165344707 / 09396555558 /09261794899 Contact Tracing Hotline: 09684428439 / 09950095346 / 09060274411 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Antipolo Bantay COVID-19 Swab Test Results: https://www.facebook.com/AntipoloCityGovMIS As of Sept. 17, there were 92 new COVID-19 cases in the city, raising the tally to 756.
The city and the rest of Rizal Province are under Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine until Sept. 30.