15 new COVID-19 cases turn up despite lockdown in Pampanga village

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CITY OF SAN FERNANDO—Fifteen more people at Barangay Capalangan in Apalit, Pampanga got infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) despite the lockdown imposed on Friday in a sub-village there, Mayor Oscar Tetangco Jr. announced on Sunday.

The 15 new cases are part of the 48 close contacts who were tested for the virus, he said in a live video post on social media.

Gov. Dennis Pineda declared Capalangan and sub-village of Pulong Kawayan in Barangay Sulipan under total lockdown.

He said the area will be reverted back to an enhanced community quarantine, referring to the strictest form of lockdown.

“You can only go out if you need to buy essential items like food and me…

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