Capiz town mayor Malapajo alarmed over Covid-19 surge


Maayon Mayor Raymond Malapajo of Capiz province has expressed alarm over the surge of Covid-19 cases in the municipality.

An elected official and six other individuals recently contracted the viral disease.

Malapajo urged his constituents to be extra cautious and observe health protocols to prevent the spread of Covid-19. (

The infected official suffered severe coughing before attending an activity in Iloilo province recently, according to the mayor.

The official is currently confined at the Roxas Memorial Provincial Hospital.

The six close contacts were designated to different quarantine facilities.