The Municipality of Bakun, Benguet confirmed its first COVID-19 case yesterday, June 14, 2020.
Bakun’s First COVID-19 Case
According to the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Bakun, Benguet, the first COVID-19 case recorded in the municipality is a 49-year old male farmer from Sitio Dada, Poblacion.
Furthermore, Executive Order No. 16 – 2020, issued by Municipal Mayor Bill Raymundo, has revealed that the patient was exposed to a positive case in La Trinidad, Benguet. Thus, he was swabbed by the Rural Health Unit (RHU) personnel as part of the expanded mass testing.
On June 14, 2020, a positive result from the farmer’s swab test came in.
Barangay Poblacion, Bakun under Lockdown
In line with this, Mayor Raymundo, through EO No. 16, 2020, placed Barangay Poblacion, Bakun, Benguet under lockdown effective 5:00 PM yesterday, June 14, 2020, until further notice for the conduct of contact tracing and disinfection.
SOURCE: LGU – Bakun