Apartment building in Antipolo City under granular lockdown

Published October 16, 2021, 10:57 AM

by Nel Andrade

An apartment building in a village in Antipolo City has been placed under a 14-day granular lockdown as six of its residents contracted the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

(Photo from Jun-Andeng Ynares’ Facebook page)

The city government, in a post on its Facebook page, said the entire ground floor of an apartment in Towerhill Village on H. Alarcon St. in Barangay Dela Paz was locked down over the weekend as health authorities found out that six of its tenants tested positive for the dreaded disease.

At least 31 residents of the apartment building are scheduled for COVID-19 testing and their contacts are also being traced.

Food packs were given to the affected families and their premises will be disinfected, according to the city government.

As of Oct. 15, there were a total of 479 active cases in Antipolo City, with Barangay San Jose having the highest number with 70 cases; followed by Barangay Dela Paz with 50; and San Roque with 48 cases.