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Stricter border control sought vs COVID-19 variants

The National Institutes of Health-University of the Philippines yesterday underscored the need to implement stricter border control amid the threats of the Delta variant of COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJun 23rd, 2021

EDITORIAL - Border control

With 6,686 new COVID-19 cases nationwide as of last Friday and 196 more people succumbing to the disease, SARS-CoV-2 and its variants remain a serious health risk in this country......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

Davao City to implement stricter border control

While the city is in strict community quarantine measures, its mayor issued three more executive orders (EOs) to augment public health safety especially on border control in the region to combat the spread of COVID-19 infections......»»

Category: newsSource:  davaotodayRelated NewsMay 11th, 2021

Cebu City to implement stricter border control anew

Stricter border control will be implemented again in Cebu City due to the increase in the number of coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 cases......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 14th, 2020

Pangasinan to impose border control

The provincial government of Pangasinan will implement stricter border control to slow down the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 17th, 2020

Pangasinan gov’t, PNP implement stricter border protocols

LINGAYEN – The provincial government of Pangasinan, together with the Pangasinan Provincial Police Office (PPPO), has started to implement stricter border control point protocols at the Tarlac-Pangasinan boundary due to the rising number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the province. The provincial government of Pangasinan, together with the Pangasinan Provincial Police Office (PPPO), has started to implement stricter border control point protocols at the Tarlac-Pangasinan boundary due to the rising number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the province. (Pangasinan PIO / MANILA BULLETIN) Police stressed that persons, who plan to enter the province, should secure and present the necessary documents when they cross the border into Pangasinan. A medical certificate would be a pre-requisite to acquire travel authority from the Philippine National Police (PNP) at their point of origin. On July 30, a total of 15 locally stranded individuals (LSIs) at the Pangasinan-Tarlac Border were assisted by the provincial government through the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) to enter the province. All 15 stranded individuals underwent reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests conducted by the Provincial Health Office before they were fetched by their respective local health offices. The LSIs will be brought to their local quarantine facilities, and will stay there until the release of their swab results. The stranded individuals were composed of Pangasinenses from: Binalonan (1), Umingan (1), Lingayen (1), Mangaldan (2), Balungao (1), Pozorrubio (1), Dagupan City (1), San Manuel (1), Rosales (2), Asingan (1), Tayug (3). Meanwhile, Pangasinan has, so far, recorded 220 cases coronavirus disease COVID-19, including 35 in Dagupan City. Of this number, 133 have already recovered, 77 are still active, while 10 have already died. Only one COVID-19 case was recorded as of July 31......»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsAug 1st, 2020

Ilocos tightens border protocols to prevent entry of Omicron

MALASIQUI, Pangasinan - The Department of Health Center for Health Development in Ilocos Region (DOH-CHD-1) remains vigilant against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) Omicron sub-variant despite zero cases in the region as of Thursday."We are strengthening border control protocols in c.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJun 16th, 2022

MECQ stricter, residents warned

Under the so-called ‘tiny bubbles,’ each of the 17 Metro LGU has control points to guard against unnecessary cross-border travel......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Travel ban on 10 countries extended

President Duterte has extended until the end of the month the travel ban for inbound travelers from 10 countries as part of border control measures against the more contagious Delta variant of COVID-19......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 13th, 2021

South Cotabato tightens border control amid COVID-19 Delta variant threat

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 02 August) – The provincial government of South Cotabato has intensified control measures in its borders in the wake of the threats posed by the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Delta variant. South Cotabato Gov. Reynaldo Tamayo, Jr. directed the move on Monday through Executive Order (EO) No. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsAug 6th, 2021

South Cotabato intensifies border control

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — South Cotabato Gov. Reynaldo Tamayo Jr. announced that the provincial government has intensified its control measures in its borders in the wake of the threats posed by the dreaded coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) Delta variant. Tamayo issued Executive Order (EO) 30, which extended the implementation of general community quarantine in the […] The post South Cotabato intensifies border control appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

‘Lockdowns alone can’t end pandemic’ – health advocates

With the government’s inability to control the rise of COVID-19 cases in the country, community health advocates are up in arms over the government's response that, for the last 500 or so days, mainly resorted to stricter lockdowns. The post ‘Lockdowns alone can’t end pandemic’ – health advocates appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Aklan doctors want stricter quarantine

A group of doctors in Aklan has sought a stricter quarantine classification in the province, citing a spike in COVID-19 cases......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

EDITORIAL - Sea border control

Local transmission, as defined by the Department of Health, means catching the COVID virus from someone with no history of recent travel abroad......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 25th, 2021

Vaccination: The French way

As Europe struggles to cope with the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic which the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control said could worsen with almost five times as many new cases by Aug. 1, more governments are imposing stricter restrictions and making vaccination compulsory for adults and health care workers in both private and public sectors......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 17th, 2021

PNP checkpoints to remain amid possible easing of restrictions

“We guarantee that the PNP will maintain heightened measures on border control points," Eleazar said, pointing to the increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in other regions besides NCR. "We are trying to prevent the virus from spreading again even in areas that can be considered low-risk areas today.".....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

4 La Union towns seek stricter quarantine

La Union Gov. Emmanuel Ortega sought to revert the towns of Aringay, Naguilian, Luna and Tubao to modified enhanced community quarantine or MECQ starting today until April 21 to contain the surge in COVID-19 cases......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

Zambo City implements strict border control to prevent COVID-19 cases

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Mar 25 (PIA) - Zamboanga City Mayor Beng Climaco emphasized that the City Government will maintain the strict border control in order to secure the city from COVID-19 cases, during.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMar 27th, 2021

Vizcaya, Isabela towns seek stricter quarantine status

The towns of Solano in Nueva Vizcaya and Mallig in Isabela have sought to revert to general community quarantine or GCQ until April 4, citing the surge in COVID-19 cases......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 26th, 2021

Students advocate stricter travel restrictions

With the arrival in the country of the highly contagious UK and South Africa variants of COVID-19 as well as the discovery of a homegrown variant, cases have surged, resulting in the record for most cases recorded in a day being broken......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 25th, 2021

Stricter quarantine measures must be considered to control rapid rise in COVID-19 cases, says senator

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go urged government authorities to consider imposing stricter measures on top of community quarantine protocols being implemented to control the rapidly rising number of COVID-19 cases in select areas as seen in the past days......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 21st, 2021