TWO more areas in Bacolod City were identified as "ultra risk areas."
Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran, chairman of Bacolod City Inter-Agency Task Force against coronavirus disease (Covid-19), stressed this Tuesday, June 30, after the two patients for Covid-19 were placed under home quarantine.
Familiaran said they already sealed off the houses of Patient No. 41 in Barangay Pahanocoy and Patient No. 45 in Barangay Mansilingan.
He said as of June 29, Bacolod City has six new confirmed cases of Covid-19, who were tagged Patients 41 to 46, and all of them are locally stranded individuals (LSIs) and repatriated overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).
Patient 41 is a 29-year-old male, a resident of Barangay Pahanocoy, and an LSI from Cebu. He arrived in Bacolod on June 19 and underwent the reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test for Covid-19 where he was tested positive.
Patient 42 is a 21-year-old male, a resident of Barangay Tangub, and an LSI from Manila. He arrived in Bacolod on June 21.
Patient 43 is a 24-year-old female, a resident of Barangay Granada, and an LSI from Cebu. She arrived in Bacolod on June 19.
Patient 44 is a 44-year-old female, a resident of Barangay Punta Taytay, and an LSI from Manila. She arrived in Bacolod on June 19.
Patient 45 is a 61-year-old man, a resident of Barangay Mansilingan. He arrived in Bacolod on June 21.
Patient 46 is a 34-year-old male, a resident of Barangay 7, and a repatriated OFW from Kuwait. He arrived in Barangay on June 12.
Familiaran said the four other patients were transferred to the quarantine facility of the city.
The task force also earlier lifted the "ultra risk areas" in other barangays in the city.