17 areas in Pangasinan under watch for COVID-19
These areas are Dagupan City with 76 active cases; Calasiao, 19; Binmaley, 18; Bayambang, 16; Urdaneta City, 11; Sta. Barbara, 10; Lingayen, Mangaldan and San Carlos City with nine each; Basista and Malasiqui, seven each; San Fabian, six; Bolinao, Bugallon and Natividad with five each; Sison, four, and Mapandan and Pozorrubio with three each.
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17 areas in Pangasinan under watch for COVID-19
Eva Visperas (The Philippine Star) - September 22, 2020 - 12:00am

LINGAYEN, Philippines — Three cities and 14 towns in Pangasinan were placed under close watch yesterday morning for having a high number of people infected with coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19.

These areas are Dagupan City with 76 active cases; Calasiao, 19; Binmaley, 18; Bayambang, 16; Urdaneta City, 11; Sta. Barbara, 10; Lingayen, Mangaldan and San Carlos City with nine each; Basista and Malasiqui, seven each; San Fabian, six; Bolinao, Bugallon and Natividad with five each; Sison, four, and Mapandan and Pozorrubio with three each.

Meanwhile, the towns of Agno, Aguilar, Alcala, Anda, Bani, Burgos, Dasol, Mabini, San Jacinto, San Manuel, San Quintin, Sto. Tomas, Umingan, Urbiztondo and Villasis have not recorded any COVID case.

To prevent the spread of the disease, Bayambang Mayor Cezar Quiambao issued quarantine and travel passes to residents, imposed work-from-home arrangements and strict implementation of quarantine protocols.

Starting yesterday, all establishments were mandated to impose a “no quarantine pass, no entry” policy.

Calasiao Mayor Joseph Bauzon and Dagupan Mayor Brian Lim imposed a liquor ban in their respective jurisdictions.

Binmaley Mayor Simplicio Rosario ordered the strict observance of health and safety guidelines in the municipality.

Since March, the province has recorded 712 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

Of the figure, 444 have recovered, 244 were confined in hospitals or isolation facilities and 24 died.

Of the 712 confirmed cases, 584 were from different towns and cities while 128 were from Dagupan.

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