Bacolod City – Two more executive assistants of Negros Occidental Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson, a department head and two other capitol employees were infected with the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19.
Provincial Administrator Atty. Rayfrando Diaz said among those infected were a job order employee assigned to the Provincial Agriculture’s Office and a radiologist at Teresita L. Jalandoni Provincial Hospital.
Diaz said the close contacts of infected workers were already subjected to RT-PCR tests.
“There is now a total of 43 capitol employees who tested positive of COVID-19 for this year,” Diaz said.
Seven workers are now back to work after completing the quarantine period.
The 36 others are still in isolation at the Mambucal Resort in Murcia town.
(Dolly Yasa via The Daily Guardian (TDG), photo courtesy of TDG)