Mayor Palangdan: Itogon records 38 new COVID-19 cases


Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan said the town has 38 new coronavirus disease (COVID19) cases as of October 26.

The Benguet politiko said the town now has 236 total cases.

The new cases are close contacts of the cases working in Itogon Suyoc Resources Inc and Benguet Corp Miners.

“Itogon MHSO reports that 51% of the active cases are asymptomatic while 49% are experiencing mild symptoms,” Palangdan said.

He also declared granular lockdowns in the following sitios: Purok II, Purok III, Supang, Suyo, Beda, Lucbuban in Poblacion, Letbek and Anuvang in Tinongfdan, Acupan and Balatoc in Virac, and Camp 6 Philex in Ampucao.

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