Antipolo compound under granular lockdown due to COVID-19 cases

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.

(From Jun-Andeng Ynares’ Facebook page/MANILA BULLETIN)

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: 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.