Bacolod: Talisay Mayor Contracts Covid Again


Talisay City, Negros Occidental – Mayor Neil Lizares again urged residents to get vaccinated against the coronavirus disease 2019 after he was re-infected.

In a post on his social media account, Lizares confirmed that he and some members of his family have tested positive for COVID-19.

He said he is experiencing mild symptoms.

But Lizares assured Talisaynons that he is taking every step possible to ensure that he is in good health and will recover again.

Lizares also reiterated his call on unvaccinated residents of Talisay to avail of the COVID-19 vaccine and to continue following the minimum safety standards and health protocols for added safety and protection.

On the other hand, Cadiz City Mayor Salvador Escalante Jr is about to complete his 14-day quarantine after being hit by the virus early this month. His latest swab test turned out negative.

Lizares, Kabankalan City Mayor Pedro Zayco and Silay City Mayor Mark Golez all tested positive for COVID-19 last month. All of them were fully vaccinated.
(Dolly Yasa via The Daily Guardian (TDG), photo courtesy of TDG)

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