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“Summer capital” town now COVID-free, mayor says


Don Salvador Benedicto Mayor Laurence Marxlen Dela Cruz announced on Tuesday 3 November that the municipality is now free of coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

During the town’s 34th Inter-Agency Task Force meeting, Dela Cruz reminded officials that despite having no cases in their town, the public should still be vigilant, resilient and compassionate at all times.

Dela Cruz thanked all the village heads, officers, tanods, barangay health workers (BHW), Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO), Municipal Health Office, Municipal Social Work and Development Office, Bureau of Fire Protection, Philippine National Police and frontliners for all their services to the community.


He also acknowledged the frontliners who tirelessly played an important role in keeping all Salvadorians free from Covid.

Meanwhile, Hinobaan Mayor Ernesto Estrao said the town remains to be Covid free as of today.

The mayor added 32 new members of the Philippine Coastguard who came home October all tested negative for COVID19.

He added that two more batches of Hinobaan residents who trained with the Coast Guard from regional centers in Zamboanga, Masbate and Taguig are set to arrive this month.

Estrao appealed to Hinobaan residents to continue observing health protocols such as the wearing of face masks and social distancing.

Neska A. Centina
On her way to obtaining a Juris Doctor degree and has worked the newsrooms of major news organizations in Bacolod and Manila. She is now the public life reporter of DNX.


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