With the lockdown, travel and movement of people to, from and within the territorial jurisdiction of Lagawe is highly restricted.
All offices and establishments, except the Philippine National Police, health offices, Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office, drugstore, groceries, public market, gasoline station and other indispensable establishments are directed to close effective immediately.
Total liquor ban is in effect and curfew from 6:00PM to 5:00AM will be enforced by the police, barangay local government units and other authorized personnel.
Habawel said two of the confirmed cases are close contacts of the positive case from Poblacion North reported last July 18. They will be brought for confinement at the Panopdopan District Hospital in Lamut as they have mild symptoms.
The third case is a pregnant woman residing at Macmac-ac, Poblacion East who has travel history to Baguio City. Although she finished her 14-day quarantine, she was routinely subjected to RT-PCR test that yielded positive result for COVID-19. She is asymptomatic and will be isolated at the Lagawe Isolation facility at the Ifugao General Hospital compound at barangay Cudog.
The province of Ifugao has recorded 10 COVID-19 confirmed cases, with six recoveries and four active cases admitted in hospital and isolation facility. (JDP/MBL- PIA CAR, Ifugao)
By Marcelo B. Lihgawon