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.