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Fresnedi puts 9th Muntinlupa area under lockdown to halt COVID-19 transmission

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Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi has ordered the 15-day lockdown of an area in Barangay Tunasan in a bid to prevent the community transmission of COVID-19.

Mahogany St. and Kamagong St. in Villa Carolina 2, Brgy. Tunasan were placed under Extreme Localized Community Quarantine (ELCQ) starting 6:00 p.m. of August 24 until September 8, 6:00 p.m.

Muntinlupa City Health Office recorded an alarming attack rate and doubling time for the two streets. In Kamagong St., the number of cases has increased from one individual last week to 13 cases for the current week as of August 23, while the.

The community has 56 declared households with 247 residents, reporting a clustering of cases, a narrow doubling time of 2 days, and a high attack rate of 526.31 per 10,000 population.

The local government will conduct mass testing and contact tracing in the area during the lockdown while the police will patrol the community. Meanwhile, the City Social Service Department and Barangay are set to provide food packs and other basic items for the affected residents for the duration of the ELCQ.

Other areas in Muntinlupa under the ELCQ include: Building 2, BLISS Complex, Brgy. Putatan from August 23 to September 7, Building 17 in Filinvest Socialized Housing, Brgy. Alabang from August 19 to September 2, Angelo St., Horrileno St., Endencia St., Paredes St., and Barrera St. in Katarungan Village, Brgy. Poblacion from August 19 to September 2, Purok 3, Molera Compound in Barangay Sucat and Purok 7, Beatriz Compound, De Mesa L & B Street in Barangay Alabang from August 6 to August 27, Block 8, Hills View and Mangga St., Lakeview Homes in Barangay Putatan from August 12 to August 26 and Chico St., Laguerta in Barangay Tunasan under ELCQ from August 10 to August 25.