Bulacan’s main capitol building closed Aug. 10-14

News, Provincial

MALOLOS City, Bulacan – The Bulacan main Provincial Capitol building here will be temporarily closed Monday to Friday this week following reports that three of its employees tested positive for Covid-19 infection. -19).

Bulacan Gov. Daniel R. Fernando said the temporary closure will give way to the disinfection of the entire building facilities, thorough contact tracing, and swabbing of those who have been exposed to infected employees.

Fernando said the temporary closure is necessary to protect their employees and the general public who regularly visit the capitol offices for various services. “We are resolute in our fight against Covid-19. I know that we can overcome this,” he added.

Meantime, employees working at the main building will be housed at the Hiyas ng Bulacan Convention Center for unhampered delivery of public services, while all other offices at the capitol compound will continue to operate as usual.

The Bulacan Provincial Health Office (PHO) records show that as of 4 p.m. Saturday, there were 34 new confirmed Covid-19 cases in the province for an overall 1,699 tally. 1,047 of which are active category, while 40 others have already recovered, bringing the total recoveries to 600.

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