BACOLOD

Singcang-Airport records highest number of Covid-19 cases

SUNDAY LOCKDOWN. Lacson street in Bacolod City early yesterday [Sept. 27] on the fourth Sunday of the implementation of Border Control Check-Up Points. The City is also implementing temporary closure of the three major public markets - Burgos, Central, and Libertad - every Sunday, for disinfection and as a preventive measure against the spread of the coronavirus. Meanwhile, Bacolod residents are not allowed to use their Home Quarantine Passes on all Sundays of September and should stay home instead. (Contributed photo by City PIO)

BARANGAY Singcang-Airport in Bacolod City has recorded the highest number of positive cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the city from September 12 to 25.

Bacolod City Emergency Operations Center (EOC) records showed Barangay Singcang-Airport has a total of 140 Covid-19 cases, followed by Barangay Taculing with 126; Barangay Alijis, 81; Barangay Estefania, 75; Barangay Mansilingan, 74; Barangay Granada, 70; Barangay Bata, 62; Barangay Tangub, 51; Barangay Mandalagan, 35.

Barangay Banago also recorded a total of 30 Covid-19 cases; Baragay Vista Alegre, 29; Barangay Sum-ag, 27; Barangay Pahanocoy and Barangay 1, 25 each; Barangay 7 and Barangay Handumanan, 20 each; Barangay 31, 17; Barangay 30 and Barangay 35, 12 each.

As of September 26, Bacolod City has a total of 3, 765 Covid-19 cases. Of the number, 2, 566 recovered cases, 1, 133 active cases and 66 deaths.

City Health Office (CHO) records showed 83 patients admitted in the city’s hospitals, 257 patients under home quarantine, and 534 patients stayed at the city’s facility quarantine.

To further intensify its contact tracing operations, City Administrator and EOC executive director Em Ang earlier said the EOC is implementing a system similar to the South Cotabato Covid Contact Tracing System (SC-CCTS).

She said the adopted system will be called “Bacolod City Covid-19 Contact Tracing (BaC-Trac).”

She said Bacolod is adopting the SC-CCTS as its online contact tracing system to record the movement of residents around Bacolod City and elsewhere in the province and to easily locate people suspected of having had contacts with Covid-19 patients.


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