NegOcc mayor says Covid-19 positive resident not in city
La Carlota City Mayor Rex Jalando-on said that one of their residents who was reported to be positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) is not in the city but in Manila.
Jalando-on assured his constituents that the city remains free of the disease.
He issued this remark after the Department of Health posted on its website that a resident of La Carlota City tested positive for Covid-19. (https://bit.ly/39UuCuZ)
The individual in question was an overseas Filipino worker and a resident of La Carlota City, the city mayor confirmed.
He added that the individual is currently confined in a hospital in Metro Manila.
Jalando-on also discouraged the public from spreading false information about the viral disease on social media to avoid unnecessary panic.