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San Fernando keeps up COVID infection controls, health protocols

The city government of San Fernando has strengthened adherence to minimum health protocols and implementation of infection control policies in all its offices, officials said.

During a virtual orientation for city health officers, City Human Resource Management Office (CHRMO) head Jose Elmer Teodoro said the reinforcement of COVID-19 protocols was a “reorientation, relearning, and review” session of measures against the pandemic.

The number of COVID-19 cases in the city has been increasing during the past few days. For the first four days of May, the City Health Office logged a total of 13 cases during the four-day period alone.

Some 66 cases were recorded in the month of April.

The CHRMO and City Health Office underscored that safety officers is vital in disseminating information about Covid-19.

Earlier, the Department of Health (DOH) in Central Luzon reported that from April 23 to 29, a total of 202 new cases were logged. An average of 29 new cases daily with three deaths were recorded during the period.