The patient’s positive test result was only released on July 18, according to Barangay Banago chief Ricky Mijares, citing the City Health Office. The Department of Health in Region 6, on the other hand, confirmed the man’s results for the virus on its Facebook page on July 19. Mijares said about 15 houses in Purok Mahimulaton and three in Purok Riverside were placed on lockdown following the test results of the man and the LSI who arrived on July 13./PN BACOLOD City – The 64-year-old resident of Purok Mahimulaton, Barangay Banago who died of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) contracted the virus through local transmission, according to Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran. Familiaran, who chairs the City Inter-Agency Task Force against COVID-19, said WV Patient No. 754 was not a locally stranded individual (LSI), overseas Filipino worker or a person who came into close contact with someone positive for the virus.The patient was admitted in a hospital in this city on July 13 after showing symptoms of the viral illness like fever and body ache. He died two days later and was immediately cremated.