Laoag City Mayor Michael Keon has declared a lockdown in some sitios after new coronavirus disease (COVID19) cases were recorded in the city.
The Laoag politiko said Sitio 6 of Barangay 50 Buttong and Sitio 2 of Barangay 37 Calayab are on lockdown from July 30 to August 4.
Keon said two residents in the two sitios tested positive for COVID19.
Contact tracing is ongoing.
“I appeal to everyone to stay home and do not be nervous,” Keon said.