TACLOBAN CITY – Confirmed. Tacloban is the first city in Eastern Visayas with a ‘positive’ African Swine Fever (ASF) case.
Department of Agriculture (DA-8) Regional Executive Director Angel Enriquez, in a meeting with City Mayor Alfred Romualdez on Wednesday, February 24, handed over to the city government the latest confirmatory laboratory result of the sample collected from Brgy. 84 (San Jose), which tested positive for the ASF virus.
She said the Regional ASF Task Force, together with the local government unit through the City Veterinary Office, would undertake the necessary measures for the rapid containment and elimination of the disease.