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Search is on for ‘positives’: Magalong shares contact tracing expertise with Lani Mercado

Jul 20, 2020 @ 23:35

Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong recently shared his expertise on conducting contact tracing for COVID-19 cases with Bacoor, Cavite officials led by Mayor Lani Mercado.

In a Facebook post, Mercado shared snaps from Magalong’s Zoom lecture on how contact tracing is conducted in Baguio. The city has been hailed as a model in the endeavor.

Among the principles shared by Magalong include strong collaboration between the local government and health authorities, as well as speed in getting information from COVID-19 patients.

Mercado expressed her gratitude to Magalong for sharing his knowledge, saying it will be a big boost to the local government’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19.

“Marami po tayong napulot na kaalaman na makatutulong sa ating pagsugpo ng Covid-19 sa ating lungsod. Maraming salamat, Mayor Benjie!” she said.

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