Cabanatuan mayor in quarantine after close contact with Covid positive persons
Cabanatuan City Mayor Myca Elizabeth Vergara has placed herself under voluntary quarantine after getting in close contact with persons who tested positive for Covid-19.
“Sa ngayon po ay aking hinihintay ang resulta ng aking RT-PCR test sapagkat ako ay kinokonsidera na close contact nila,” the mayor said in a statement.
According to a Punto Central Luzon report, Vergara ‘s driver and two staff members tested positive for Covid-19.
The mayor said active Covid-19 cases in Cabanatuan City had soared to 78 in two weeks with 21 new infections reported on Sunday.
“Itong nakaarang dalawang linggo, 600 percent ang itinaas ng ating aktibong kaso. Mula Marso 10, kung saan 11 lamang ang ating active cases, ito ay pumalo na sa 78 active cases ngayong March 28,” she said.
“Hindi pa po kasama dito ang ibang cases sa city hall dahil naghihintay pa ng resulta ng RT-PCR ang city health office,” she added.
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