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Di na COVID-free: Calayan Island logs first case

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Calayan Island, a remote island town in the Cagayan Province, lost its COVID-free status as it reports the first case since the pandemic began.

Local officials have confirmed that one resident has tested positive and was immediately isolated. Reports said that he is the son of an incumbent town councilor.

Health officials are tracing how he contracted the virus and are actively contact tracing to prevent its spread on the island.

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