Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan said the town has recorded its eighth coronavirus disease (COVID19) case.
The Benguet politiko said the latest COVID19 patient is a locally stranded individual (LSI) who recently returned to Itogon.
Palangdan said the patient is already under quarantine.
“Returning resident of Poblacion, Itogon tested positive for COVID19. Patient returned home from Quezon City and was isolated at Itogon Quarantine Facility in Malasin, Ucab upon arrival,” he said.
“MHSO team are now undertaking necessary procedures on contact tracing and disinfection,” Palangdan added.