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RT-PCR test for inbound Ifugao residents, visitors

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TINOC, Ifugao -- The Local Government Unit ( LGU) here has strengthen­ed measures against the Coronaviru­s disease (Covid19) with the expected influx of residents and visitors in the municipali­ty.

Mayor Samson Benito issued an advisory requiring all residents and visitors coming home this Christmas from hot spot areas to have negative swab test within two days before travel. which will be presented to the Municipal Health Office.

Persons without RTPCR or swab test will be accommodat­ed at the municipal quarantine facility while health personnel conduct RT-PCR test.

“Authorized Personnel Outside Residences ( APOR) and visitors shall submit themselves to the Municipal Health Office for mon

itoring. Medical certificat­es will not be issued to APOR and visitors when returning to their respective units/ place of works if they have failed to submit themselves upon arrival at the Municipal Health Office,” he said.

Inbound residents and visitors are also required to coordinate with their respective local/ municipal officials, barangay health emergency response team or MHO personnel and municipal disaster risk reduction management council through mobile numbers 0915- 9790887can­d 0977- 3831522.

As of December 13, Tinoc has a total of 28 Covid- 19 confirmed cases with 27 recovered and one still active. 14 possible cases also on quarantine.

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