The Land Transportation Office in Bacolod City, the Commission on Elections in Bago City and the Central Negros Electric Cooperative field office in Silay City have temporarily been shutdown after some members of their staff were hit with COVID-19.
The Pag-IBIG office in Bacolod City was also briefly closed for disinfection last week when 11 of its staff tested positive for COVID-19 but has since reopened, Dr. Chris Sorongon, Bacolod Emergency Operations Center deputy, said Monday, May 10.
LTO Bacolod Chief Reuben Tampos said one their employees who had gone home to Iloilo tested positive there.
So on Wednesday last week mass testing of all employees was conducted that showed two more positive for COVID-19, he added.
The Bacolod LTO is tentatively set to reopen on May 17, Tampos said.
The Central Negros Electric Cooperative Silay City field office has also been temporarily closed until Tuesday, May 11, for disinfection.
CENECO acting general manager Dan Pondevilla said one employee at the field office tested positive for COVID 19.
One employee at the COMELEC Bago City office tested positive for COVID-19 and the rest of the employees were directed to go on home quarantine, COMELEC Provincial Supervisor Ma. Fatima Aspan said.
She said the Comelec Bago office will reopen on Monday.*