KAWIT, Cavite – Some services of the local government will be delayed following the temporary closure of the municipal hall from January 17 to 21 due to coronavirus disease 2019.
According to Mayor Angelo Aguinaldo, the town hall will undergo disinfection until Friday.
Aguinaldo said the move was to prevent COVID outbreak among government employees.
Last Sunday, Mayor Aguinaldo admitted that he tested positive for COVID-19.
Aguinaldo assured that their COVID-19 vaccination drive will continue, with the aim of providing protection to its residents from the dreaded disease.
Kawit has 455 active COVID cases based on the town’s January 16, 2022 bulletin.
The municipality has 2,942 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 2,405 recoveries, and 82 fatalities.
Barangay Toclong has the highest COVID cases among the 23 villages, with 100 active cases. San Sebastian has 50 cases, and 29 active cases.
General Trias, Tanza, Indang, Naic and Noveleta have reportedly closed their local government centers last week to contain the spread of the virus.