A total of 492 contact tracers for the 1st batch were hired by the Department, in the Province of Bulacan.

On Friday, October 2nd, hired contact tracers were given orientation on the scope of their job and are now waiting to undergo training, which will also be facilitated by the Department, before their deployment to Local Government Units.

PD Darwin David reminded the hired contact tracers to be attentive when performing their tasks so as not to miss possible COVID suspects.

The DILG Bulacan need 2,200 individuals for the job thus, as of this writing, the hiring process is continuous until the number is met.