January 4, 2022

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Taguig, Metro Manila, Philippines

Taguig LGU asks returning residents to get tested for COVID-19

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<div><a href="https://mb.com.ph/2022/01/04/taguig-lgu-asks-returning-residents-to-get-tested-for-covid-19/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Taguig LGU asks returning residents to get tested for COVID-19</a>  <font color="#6f6f6f">Manila Bulletin</font></div>

The Taguig (Manila News-Intelliencer) Town executive requested citizens who’re coming back from their native vacation travels to go through opposite transcription polymerase chain response (RT-PCR) check for coronavirus illness (COVID-19).

“That is to make sure that Taguig (Manila News-Intelliencer) Town can deal with instances, lend a hand sufferers recuperate, and stay protected from COVID-19 and its recognized variants,” in step with the Taguig (Manila News-Intelliencer) Secure Town Activity Power. The town executive supplies unfastened RT-PCR checks at 35 websites in Taguig (Manila News-Intelliencer).

COVID-19 checking out in Taguig (Manila News-Intelliencer) (screenshot from Taguig (Manila News-Intelliencer) Town executive video)

As of Jan. 2, Taguig (Manila News-Intelliencer)’s energetic COVID-19 instances higher to 79 together with 34 new instances reported for the time out of 52,639 showed instances, 52,119 recoveries, and 441 deaths.

From Dec. 30 to Jan. 2, Taguig (Manila News-Intelliencer)’s energetic instances rose from 28 to 79. It reported 19 new instances on Dec. 30, 35 on Dec. 31, 23 on Jan. 1, and 34 on Jan. 2 for a complete of 111 new instances in 4 days.

A document by way of Dr. Guido David of OCTA Analysis confirmed that on Jan. 3, in keeping with the Division of Well being’s Knowledge Drop, Taguig (Manila News-Intelliencer) has 118 new COVID-19 instances, hanging tenth amongst native executive gadgets (LGUs) within the nation with the easiest tallies of latest instances.

Taguig (Manila News-Intelliencer) Mayor Lino Cayetano and different Metro Manila mayors licensed Metropolitan Manila Building Authority (MMDA) Answer 22–01 enforcing restrictions on unvaccinated folks.

The Inter-Company Activity Power (IATF) positioned the Nationwide Capital Area underneath Alert Degree 3 from Jan. 3 to fifteen because of the specter of the extremely transmissible Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus.

The MMDA answer urges Metro Manila LGUs to enact ordinances at the enhanced restrictions on unvaccinated folks.

“The advances in public well being and the commercial beneficial properties which have been accomplished within the fresh months underneath Alert Degree 2 should be sustained and pre-emptive measures should be followed with the intention to prevent and right away deal with the perceived opposed affect of COVID-19, in particular the highly-transmissible Omicron variant, upon the NCR underneath mentioned Alert Degree 3,” in step with the answer.

It added, “In spite of the supply of vaccines, there’s various people who adamantly decide to not be vaccinated and thus, turn out to be extra at risk of serious instances of COVID-19 an infection which can in flip require health facility care thereby unduly burdening the well being care machine to the detriment of public well being.”

Underneath the answer, Metro Manila mayors agreed that unvaccinated folks within the NCR will have to:

1. Stay of their flats always apart from for the procurement of crucial items and products and services comparable to, however no longer restricted to, meals, water, drugs, scientific gadgets, public utilities, and effort, paintings, and scientific and dental must haves; Supplied, then again, that exact out of doors workout will probably be allowed throughout the basic space in their place of abode, e. g., throughout the barangay, purok, subdivision, or village matter to the information of the Metro Manila LGUs;

2. Be prohibited in indoor and out of doors/al fresco eating in eating places and different meals institutions and shall likewise be prohibited from recreational or social journeys to department stores, motels, match venues, sports activities and nation golf equipment, and equivalent amenities in line with the information of the Metro Manila LGUs and the involved institutions;

3. Be prohibited in home shuttle by the use of public transportation by way of land, sea, and air apart from for the procurement of crucial items and products and services comparable to, however no longer restricted to, meals, water, drugs, scientific gadgets, public utilities, and effort, paintings, and scientific and dental must haves matter to the manufacturing of evidence to toughen and justify such shuttle;

4. Be required to go through a Opposite Transcription Polymerase Chain Response (RT PCR) check each and every two (2) weeks at their non-public expense and provide a COVID-19 adverse consequence previous to being admitted for paintings onsite in step with the information, laws, and laws issued by way of the Inter Company Activity Power (IATF) and the Division of Exertions and Employment; Supplied, then again, that within the match that the RT PCR check and/or result’s/don’t seem to be right away to be had, a Fast Antigen Take a look at is also used in lieu thereof.

The similar laws may also duvet people who are living outdoor of the NCR however who paintings and/or shuttle to the area.

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