Household members of 4 COVID positive Gubat guests, 80 others to undergo swab tests

May 18, 2021 Edd Reyes 183 views

HOUSEHOLD members of four Gubat sa Ciudad patrons in Caloocan City who tested positive for Covid-19 will undergo swab tests along with 80 other guests who were earlier traced by the local government contact tracers.

This was revealed by Caloocan COVID -19 Command Center head Atty. Sikini Labastilla after around 287 out of 360 who were traced because of stubs collected on May 9, 2021 were Caloocan residents while 100 more guests have yet to be traced.

The Caloocan City Public Information Office (PIO) said the names and addresses of the remaining 164 unverified persons who refused to answer their calls shall be endorsed to the Caloocan Police Station – Contact Tracers to conduct house visits and for ground contact tracing process.

In an interview over the radio, Atty. Labastilla said one of the four COVID-19 positive guests has symptoms while the other three, including a minor, a breastfeeding mother and an adult, were asymptomatic.

Gubat sa Ciudad in Brgy. 171 Bagumbong was ordered closed by Mayor Oscar “Oca” Malapitan for accepting guests despite the implementation of strict quarantine protocols which prohibit resort operations.

A video that went viral on May 9 showed hundreds of people swimming in the resort pool while others gathered in cottages amid the imposition of the modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ).