Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo along with some City Councilors confer with national and regional officials from the Department of Health on the updates and the measures taken to detect, contain and cure the novel coronavirus.

They also discussed with City Health Officer Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla and Dr, Socrates Villamor of DOH Negros Oriental possible strategies and protocols to prevent possible occurrence or entry of infected persons in the city.

Councilors Edgar Lentorio Jr., Agustin Miguel Perdices, Manuel Sagarbarria, Edgar Lentorio and Dionie Amores have all committed to Mayor Remollo that the City Council will adopt policies and allocate funds necessary to keep the city safe from the virus.

Barangay officials are also conducting information drive in their communities to correct the misconceptions and prevent panic from spreading.