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Patient 8’s sub-village on lockdown; 130 to 150 families affected

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BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – The area where Patient 8 resided — in the sub-village of Sabes, Villamonte — was placed on total lockdown yesterday, Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia said.

Purok Sabes, Barangay Villamonte. | Photo by Banjo C. Hinolan
Purok Sabes, Barangay Villamonte. | Photo by Banjo C. Hinolan

The lockdown, which will last 14 days, will affect anyone within the 30-meter radius. In the case of Sabes, this affected 130 to 150 families.

“Under a lockdown, nobody is allowed to leave,” the mayor said.

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Instead, affected families will be given food subsidy through their Barangay Health Emergency Response Team every five days.

Patient 8 is the latest confirmed case. According to official reports, he was admitted to the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital after he experienced difficulty of breathing. He died from severe respiratory failure and community-acquired pneumonia.

Before that, he had diarrhea for three days.

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His immediately family, according to Leonardia, has already been transported to a quarantine facility.

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Hannah A. Papasin
Hannah A. Papasinhttp://facebook.com/hannah.mariveles
Writer. Critic. Professor. She started writing since primary school and now has two published textbooks on communication. A film buff, she's a Communication, Media Literacy and Journalism Professor of the University of St. La Salle-Bacolod, and has a Master's Degree in English.
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