BACOLOD CITY, Negros Occidental, Philippines – Mandalagan village officials here have locked down a street in a residential subdivision that passes through the house where two confirmed COVID19 patients have stayed.
Village councilman Hernanie Castor has confirmed to DNX that Victoria Street in Eroreco Subdivision, a mostly middle-class neighborhood, has been placed under limited access as it runs in front of the house where Patient 5 and his relative, Patient 7, have both stayed.
Patient 5, 28, had transferred residence to Taculing village.
The house he lives in a subdivision there had also been placed under lockdown.
Castor said non-residents of Victoria Street will not be allowed by police and tanods who are manning the outpost to enter.
Human and vehicle traffic will also be rerouted.
Victoria Street is the fourth area to be placed under the ultra-risk zones list, with the three others in Rosario Heights and Dona Juliana Subdivision, both in Taculing, and Scorpio Street in JR Torres Village in Singcang-Airport. (READ: BIATF identifies four ultra-risk areas in three Bacolod City villages, houses to be sealed off; but barangays not under lockdown)