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Village officials lock down Victoria Street in Eroreco, Bacolod

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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.

Photo shows a street declared as an ultra-risk zone at JR Torres Subdivision in Singcang Airport village. The yellow barricade at the far end is across the house where Patient One had stayed. | Photo by Banjo C. Hinolan
Photo shows a street declared as an ultra-risk zone at JR Torres Subdivision in Singcang Airport village. The yellow barricade at the far end is across the house where Patient One had stayed. | Photo by Banjo C. Hinolan

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.

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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.

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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)

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Julius D. Mariveles
An amateur cook who has a mean version of humba, the author has recently tried to make mole negra, the Mexican sauce he learned by watching shows of master chef Rick Bayless. A journalist since 19, he has worked in the newsrooms of radio, local papers, and Manila-based news organizations. A stroke survivor, he now serves as executive editor of DNX.
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2 COMMENTS

  1. With all due respect I am a senior citizen disabled veteran. I revived my medicine from
    Passay Veterans clinic since in living in Bacolod i can’t re I eve medicine. I will die without them period. Also with such few death why is the date of lifting the ban here indefinite

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