TACLOBAN CITY- While the border lockdown imposed in Borongan City ended on Monday, officials of the city issued an appeal for the residents to still strictly follow all the health protocols.
Borongan Mayor Jose Ivan Dayan Agda earlier imposed a 48-hour hard border lockdown after a man confirmed to have been infected of the coronavirus disease 2019(COVID-19) from Llorente town was admitted to the Eastern Samar Provincial Hospital, based in the city.
Agda said that about 10 health workers from the said provincial hospital has been ‘exposed’ to the man.
The border lockdown prohibited residents of the city to venture out of Borongan.
The lockdown ended on Monday.
But still, Mayor Agda appealed to the people of the city not to be complacent as they should instead follow all the health protocols.
This include the wearing of face mask and face shield, maintain social distancing of at least two meters, and frequent hand washing.
The residents are also requested to stay at home unless there is an urgent need to go out.
Borongan remains to be COVID-19 as Eastern Samar has now 10 cases of the dreaded virus.