Capiz tightens entry quarantine policy

first_imgThe province’s police personnel willconduct a 24/7 checkpoint to all land entries of Capiz in order to ensure thatonly those allowed may enter the province. Persons travelling into the province oncommon carriers or transport for the conduct of trade, delivery of social orhumanitarian services, marine activities, scientific or academic pursuit, andsuch other essential purposes, other than the carriage of passengers, shall bedealt with in accordance to Republic Act 11332. Those will be exempted include governmentofficials and employees travelling in the performance of their functions,medical personnel and health as well as humanitarian workers performing dutiesin relation to COVID- 19 and patients availing chemotherapy and hemodialysis. It also exempts residents of Capiz traveling from and into theprovince. There will be no restriction forresidents who intend to travel outside of Capiz, however, they must alsoconsider the rules and regulations of their destinations. Local government units of Tapaz,Jamindan, Dumarao, Sapi-an, and Pilar are mandated to assist policemen in theconduct of mandatory thermal scan and other procedures travellers need to enterthe province. “Entry of goods classified as essentialand medical supplies are allowed, subject to protocols and regulations alreadyin place,” Contreras said. Gov. Esteban Evan Contreras. FILAMER CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY Persons who enter the province inviolation of the restrictions shall be put under a 14-day mandatory quarantine. Gov. Esteban Evan Contreras recentlyissued Executive Order No. 11, series of 2020, which enforces stricter quarantine procedures for individualsentering the province and restricting their entry. ROXAS City – The provincial governmentof Capiz ramped up strict quarantine measures for persons entering the provinceto curb the spread of corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The Philippine Coast Guard and thePhilippine National Police Aviation Security Group are also directed to conductthe same precautionary measures in ports and airports. (With a report from PIA/PN)last_img

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