He reminded the public anew to observe the health protocols imposed in order to prevent the spread of the COVID-19./PN The test results of these individuals were released on July 23. According to Villarosa, about 80 households in the neighborhood were affected by the lockdown.Barangay Banago village head Ricky Mijares, for his part, said he placed the whole of Purok Mahimulaton on lockdown after the City Health Office (CHO) informed him 13 persons in the neighborhood tested positive for COVID-19. Five houses in Purok Riverside were also under the same order, he added. In Purok Masanag I, Barangay 26, there were 30 houses placed on lockdown and the same was also done to a house in Purok Paghidaet, Barangay 29. BACOLOD City – Authorities here ordered the lockdown of neighborhoods in barangays Banago and Tangub after their residents turned out positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Tangub village chief Noli Villarosa ordered the closing of Purok Seaside after the sibling of the General Services Office worker who tested positive for COVID-19 also contracted the virus. CHO Environment and Sanitation Division chief Grace Tan said the 13 individuals in Purok Mahimulaton were among the 19 persons included in the contact tracing after a carpenter living in the same neighborhood tested positive for the virus and died on July 15. Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran, head of the City Inter-agency Task Force said there is already a local transmission of the virus in this city.