BAGUIO CITY (August 11, 2020) – “AC37” blew her birthday candle Tuesday at the Abra Isolation Unit.
Abra’s youngest COVID19 patient, “AC37”, 4, was surprised by AIU staff members with a birthday cake and a birthday balloon. Her eyes glimmered as she birthday wishes swarmed her before blowing her cake’s candles.
“AC37” from Sallapadan town in Abra, was came out positive of COVID19 via RT-PCR Test on August 6, 2020.
The child is a close contact of “AC14”, a 47 year old police officer assigned in Bucloc but resides in Sallapadan town. “AC14” had exposure in Baguio City.
“AC37” is with her mother at the PIU and is a stable condition.
Abra has a total of 38 active COVID19 cases and had one death last week.
Abra governor Ma. Jocelyn Valera-Bernos placed Lacub town under modified enhanced community quarantine at the heels of 7 COVID19 cases in five barangays until August 15, including its neighbors Tineg, Lagangilang, Licuan-Baay and Malibcong because they were categorized as containment zones.
Eight other towns – Daguioman, Bucloc, Sallapadan, Lagayan, Dolores, San Juan, Bucay and Tayum categorized as buffer zones were also placed on GCQ , while the rest of the province (14 towns) are under MGCQ. Control points were ordered on all entrances and exits of each of the towns.
Artemio A. Dumlao