8 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Angeles City, mayor says

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Apr 15 2020 02:54 AM

Eight confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been recorded in Angeles City, Mayor Carmelo Lazatin Jr. said Tuesday.

Lazatin said three of the COVID-19 patients are health workers residing in barangays Sto. Domingo, Pampang, and Balibago.

The city government has conducted contact tracing and disinfection as part of the health department's protocol. 

Exposed individuals and relatives of the patients were transferred at the City College of Angeles which serves as a quarantine facility.

Lazatin asked for the cooperation of the public to contain the spread of the virus.—with reports from Trisha Mostoles, ABS-CBN News