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Occidental Mindoro gov’t: 26 DPWH workers test positive for COVID-19

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The Occidental Mindoro provincial government reported that 26 construction workers of the Department of Public Works and Highways tested positive for coronavirus disease.

“26 sa 51 na construction worker na nagtatrabaho sa isang proyekto ng DPWH sa bayan ng Magsaysay ang nagpositibo sa COVID-19,” the Provincial Government said.

The workers were tested first as a requirement before they could actually resume their work.

“Natanggap ng Provincial Health Office ang test results ngayong gabi mula Philippine Red Cross (PRC),” said the Capitol.

“Sa kasalukuyan, sila ay naka-isolate na at muling isasailalim sa test pagkatapos ng 14 days,” it added.

Meanwhile, the Provincial Health Office is now conducting contract tracing after they received the test results from Philippine Red Cross.

“Nagsimula na ang contact tracing ng Provincial Health Office matapos matanggap ang mga nasabing test results,” the Capitol said..