Salcedo has 14 new confirmed cases of COVID-19. These cases were among those identified as part of the clustered influenza-like illness cases reported yesterday. These persons have no significant travel history and are now separated in the isolation facilities.
The contact tracing of the said persons had already commenced yesterday due to the pre-emptive measures initiated.
The Salcedo LGU advises all local residents to refrain from engaging in any form of gathering until the contact tracing process have finally ended. The Municipal Inter-agency Task Force against COVID-19 will be shortly issuing guidelines in response to this update.