CITY OF CALAPAN – The town authorities will implement a work-from-home scheme for 2 weeks beginning Monday, March 22, Mayor Arnan Panaligan introduced in a video message Saturday morning.
Panaligan appealed to the general public for stricter observance of well being protocols as a consequence of surge in coronavirus illness 2019 (COVID-19) circumstances within the nation.
Panaligan additionally appealed to different nationwide, native and personal places of work to assist stop the unfold of COVID-19 by holding digital seminars and trainings, as a substitute of face-to-face conferences.
He additionally appealed to the general public to keep away from crowded locations, events consuming and videoke classes that are thought-about to be occasions the place the virus might be unfold to extra folks.
“Don’t be lax even when residence,” he added.
Barangay assemblies and cockfights are nonetheless suspended till in any other case introduced in Calapan Metropolis, per Inter Company Job Drive order issued on March 18 final 12 months.
Spiritual and liturgical providers are allowed, however restricted to 50 p.c venue capability, and the clergy are advised to keep away from lengthy providers.
Processions aren’t allowed however motorcades might be staged for the Holy Week.
Calapan Metropolis law enforcement officials had been instructed to assist implement stricter observance of the well being protocols like sporting of masks and face shields and bodily distancing in coordination with the town’s Public Security Division.
Calapan Metropolis commemorates its twenty third founding anniversary on March 21 however the metropolis authorities and residents opted no to prepare festivities and ceremonies.
As of Saturday, the town has logged 777 COVID-19 circumstances ( 24 energetic circumstances) together with 741 recoveries and 12 deaths.
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