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City Health Office calls for community discipline on MGCQ

Philippine Information Agency
02 Jun 2020, 20:38 GMT+10

BAGUIO CITY, June 2 (PIA) - - The City Health Services Office reminds the public on the importance of community discipline as the Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) implemented in the city since June 1 lessened restrictions and allowed the opening of more commercial establishments.

Assistant Health City Officer Dr. Celiaflor Brillantes during the Department of Health - led online media forum here today outlined that it is the responsibility of each and everyone to remind or reprimand family members and fellow residents not to loiter around of their homes and to continue to stay at home as much as possible as the threat of COVID - 19 remains.

It is important that the community or the city folks themselves must help in ensuring their personal safety and that of others, Brillantes added.

The barangays continue to implement control measures and the police checkpoints remain as well as the market schedule for every district.

For people coming in and going out of Baguio, Dr. Brillantes said the Triage areas in St. Vincent Gymnasium and at the Baguio Athletic Bowl remain in place.

The city government also set guideline for Returning Baguio Residents (RBRs) posted at the Public Information Office - City of Baguio Facebook page.

For locally stranded individuals in Baguio who want to go back to their home provinces, the requirements are to secure health certificate at the nearest district health center and a travel authority from the Baguio City Police Office.

For Baguio residents who need to go for a short term essential travel outside of the city, they must go to the city hall lobby for their health certificate and travel permit.

On COVID - 19 update, the City Government reported one new confirmed case today, a 28 - year old male nurse as one new recovered patient, a 32 male health worker, was released from Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center.

To date, there are a total of 35 confirmed cases recorded in Baguio where 30 or 85.71 percent already recovered, four admitted in hospitals and are in stable conditions and one recorded death. (JDP/CCD-PIA CAR)

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