“Undergo home quarantine”, passengers from Manila and other affected areas urged


BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – Negros Occidental Gov. Eugenio Lacson has advised all individuals coming home to the province from Manila and other areas that have confirmed cases of COVID-19 to observe a 14-day home quarantine.

The governor, in an advisory dated 15 March, 2020 also directed all who have experienced flu like symptoms — fever, cough, colds, diarrhea, muscle and joint pains — to immediately contact the Provincial Health Office.

The numbers for the PHO COVID-19 Hotline are: 0961-559-2054, 0956-130-1214, and 431-2805.

The advisory was posted by Provincial Administrator lawyer Rayfrando Diaz in his Facebook account.

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