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LGU Naga imposes strict ECQ measures

Philippine Information Agency
28 Mar 2020, 00:38 GMT+10

NAGA CITY, Mar. 23 (PIA) - In harmony with the issuance of the memorandum placing the entire Luzon under "Enhanced Community Quarantine"(ECQ) effective Mar. 17 to Apr. 13 to prevent the spread of coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), this city government strictly crafted measures and policies to effectively comply with the directive.

With the declaration of the 'Enhanced Community Quarantine,' City Mayor Nelson Legacion likewise issued a memorandum order on Mar. 16, a border control directive whereby all travel of persons to and from the city are not allowed, except: returning residents of Naga; persons with medical emergencies; government officials/ employees in the actual performance of duty; persons working in private and public establishments providing basic necessities; persons working in business process outsourcing (BPO), and media personnel with PCOO identification card.

Executive Order No. 2020-012 issued by the City Government of Naga on measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and in the implementation of "Enhanced Community Quarantine."

Legacion also issued Executive Order No. 2020-012 providing guidelines on work and compensation of city government employees during the period of ECQ, citing among others, the requirement of all households to remain at home to prevent the transmission of the COVID-19 virus, suspension of mass transportation, regulated movement of private vehicles, and severe restrictions of transit across localities.

The city government also issued Ordinance No. 2020-019, imposing curfew on individuals and business establishments and entities. Along with this is Memorandum Circular No. 2020-02 which requires Persons-Under-Monitoring (PUM), as well as Persons-Under-Investigation (PUI) to undergo self-quarantine.

Under the ECQ, the city government also limits the number of persons attending funeral procession within the city to strictly observe the "physical distancing" and mass gatherings.

Only twenty (20) persons are allowed to join the funeral procession, and all joining the funeral procession should be in vehicles not exceeding six (6) cars. Walking is not also allowed to observe physical distancing. The city government will lend and provide vehicles for indigent citizens.

Operation of public utility vehicles like, trimobile, padyak, jeepney, bus and skates in railroads are suspended. (JRM-PIAV/Camarines Sur)

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