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Mayor Palangdan lifts barangay lockdown after patient’s 18 close contacts tests negative for COVID19

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Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan on June 1 lifted the lockdown in Barangay Ucab after the close contacts of a coronavirus disease (COVID19) patient tested negative.

The Benguet politiko said 18 people were reported to have been in close contact with the patient.

All 18 tested negative for COVID19.

Palangdan earlier said a New Bilibid Prison jail officer from Barangay Ucab was Itogon’s first COVID19 patient.

“With the negative results of the contact traced at Ucab I am now lifting the lockdown,” he said.

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