It will be big challenge for the City Government of Cagayan de Oro to contain a community in San Juan, Tabako, Barangay Puntod composed of people whose means of living is plying the city streets begging for money. This after a 21-year old female Badjao tested positive of Covid-19. Patient is now confined at the Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) due to vomiting and severe dehydration upon her arrival from nearby Iligan City.
During yesterday’s virtual press briefing, City Mayor Oscar Moreno urged around 30 Badjao families in the area to follow quarantine protocols even as he assured food relief for the affected individuals good for the duration of the containment period. Contact tracers and surveillance teams were deployed to the area to enforce quarantine protocols.