DESPITE the city-wide inoculation and constant reminders of health officials, the City Government of Caloocan recorded on Tuesday 96 fresh cases of COVID-19, much higher than 74 fresh cases on Monday.
Mayor Oscar “Oca” Malapitan said city and barangay health officials continued to caution the public to observe health protocols such as proper use of face mask and face shield, physical distancing and proper hygiene to help limit the spread of the virus.
The city government also continued to conduct free RT-PCR testing at the Caloocan People’s Park and at the Caloocan Sports Complex even if the Department of Health (DOH) cautioned the public that testing does not guarantee public’ safety and should continue to be vigilant and observe proper guidelines.
Mayor Oca said residents of the city who experienced symptoms of COVID-19 or came in close contact with a person found positive from the virus should undergo free swab testing.
Meanwhile, the inoculation of A1 to A4 priority group continues at the 13 vaccination sites in North Caloocan and 11 vaccination sites in South of the city from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with 300 to 400 slots each.
“Kung kabilang po kayo sa priority groups at nakapag-profiling na ay hindi na po kayo kinakailangan maghintay ng appointment o text message. Maaaring na kayong magtungo sa pinakamalapit na vaccination site,” Mayor Oca reminded the public.