People traveling sans quarantine pass face arrest

first_img* humanitarian assistance personnel from civil society organizations, non-government organizations and United Nations-Humanitarian Country Teams as well as individuals performing relief operation  to augment the government’s  response against COVID-19  ILOILO City – Mayor Jerry Treñas ordered the arrest of people leaving their houses without quarantine passes. * persons below 21 years old * persons with quarantined passes * employees of the Philippine Statistics Authority, at a capacity necessary to conduct data gathering and survey activities related to COVID-19 and the registration and implementation of the national identification system WHERE’S YOUR PASS? A police officer checks this driver’s quarantine pass. The city remains under an extended enhanced community quarantine. The movement of people is restricted to prevent the further transmission of coronavirus disease 2019. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN “Everyone should have his quarantine pass. Ang waay quarantine pass sa dalan i-dal-on sa police station and i-detain,” said Treñas yesterday. * employees of the Philippine Portal Corp. at a capacity necessary to maintain the prompt delivery of services to clients * persons who work in establishments allowed to operate (provided they present a bona fide identification card and certificate of employment) Section 8 of Treñas EO read: “All persons who need to go either to buy food, basic commodities or to the hospital or pharmacy or drugstores shall be requires to present the Barangay Qurantine Pass while moving: (a) within Iloilo City, or (b) entering the borders and city limits of Iloilo City for the period of the enhanced community quarantine…” Aside from checking quarantine passes, Treñas said, quarantine control point officers should also get data from the people such as where they came from and the purpose of their leaving their houses. * payroll managers and other such employees that may be required to process payrolls * construction workers for quarantine facilities; those from the health sector; those in emergency work, flood control and disease risk reduction * persons with immunodeficiencies, co-morbidities and other risk factors * all agencies and  instrumentalities of the government, especially health and emergency frontlines, border control and other critical services * persons with disabilities/PN * pastors, priests, imams or such other religious ministers whose movements shall be related to the conduct of necrological or funeral rites The city remains under an extended enhanced community quarantine where the movement of people is restricted to prevent the further transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Meanwhile, Section 7 (Restriction to Movement of Vulnerable Sectors) stated: Except to buy medicine, food, to go to hospitals, or to seek medical consultation and care, the following persons shall be prohibited from leaving their respective houses: He ordered the personnel of the Iloilo City Police Office, Philippine Army and Public Safety and Transportation Management Office manning quarantine control points to enforce his order. * officials and employees of Foreign Diplomatic Missions and international organization  accredited by the Department of Foreign Affairs provided that they will operate with a skeleton workforce, unless a different operational capacity is provided * pregnant women * persons 60 years old and older * airline and aircraft employees, pilot, crew, ship captains and crew Under his Executive Order No. 068-A, only the following may leave their houses:last_img

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