THE city government of Mabalacat has recorded 13 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of cases to 693, as of December 1, 2020.
Of the 13 new patients, seven were tested in the city's swab testing area and six in other molecular laboratories and hospitals in Pampanga, the City Health Office (CHO) said.
Four of them are household contacts, two were exposed in workplaces in Clark and Angeles City and one was exposed in a health facility.
Three of the patients are from Barangay Dapdap, three from Poblacion, two in Tabun, one in Bundagul, one in Mabiga, one in Marcos Village, one in San Francisco, and one in Santa Maria.
Mayor Cris Garbo directed the CHO to conduct immediate contact tracing to establish the identities of individuals exposed to the virus.
There are also 77 active coronavirus cases in the city, with 600 recoveries and 16 deaths.
Governor Dennis Pineda announced on Tuesday that Pampanga was placed under modified general community quarantine for the whole month of December.