A VILLAGE chief in Sta. Rosa City, Laguna on Friday succumbed to the deadly novel coronavirus disease.
Department of Health Region 4A (Calabarzon) director Dr. Eduardo Janairo identified the local official as barangay chairman Aldrin Lumague of Bgy.Tagapo, Sta. Rosa City.
A latest health bulletin showed Sta. Rosa City has 200 Covid-19 cases.
Health officials are verifying a report that another barangay captain and some of his councilors also tested positive for Covid-19.