- Several construction workers tested positive for coronavirus disease or COVID-19 in Taguig City
- The results came out after authorities conducted an investigation after receiving reports that a group of construction workers had COVID-19 symptoms
- Out of the 27 suspected COVID-19 patients, 6 of them tested positive for coronavirus disease
- It has been announced that the construction site is now under localized lockdown to prevent the further spread of the disease
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A construction site at Bonifacio Global City in Taguig is now under a localized lockdown after several construction workers tested positive for coronavirus disease or COVID-19.
KAMI learned that 27 construction workers underwent a COVID-19 test after manifesting symptoms.
In a report by CNN Philippines, 6 out of the 27 construction workers tested positive for coronavirus disease after the results were released on Tuesday morning.
In a statement, the construction site will be under localized lockdown starting from June 23 until July 7 to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 in the city.
On June 18, the Taguig City Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance Unit conducted an investigation after a report claimed that there is a possible clustering of a group of workers with fever in a construction site.
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The local government of Taguig City ordered the police and BGC Marshalls to secure the construction site. Aside from that, the patients will be strictly monitored and now under quarantine.
As of posting time, there are 714 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Taguig City. Meanwhile, there were 142 patients that have recovered.
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