The personnel of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), in this province, have deployed their fire trucks equipped with a public address system and roam around the city to tell people to effectively combat the “unseen enemy.”
“Folks, each of us wishes to put an end to this pandemic. But do we really mean it? Don’t we think it’s about time that we rise up and seriously do our part to stop the spread? Be proactive,” the BFP-Davao Oriental said in its social media post.
During the “rekoreda,” the BFP reminded the people to always observe minimum health standards such as the wearing of masks, washing of hands and to strictly observe physical distancing.
“All these will eventually slow down and stop if we sincerely work to combat the dreaded virus. Magtinabangay kita, kaya nato kini.”
In a related news, Governor Nelson Dayanghirang, of this province, has issued an Executive Order placing the entire province under the classification of general community quarantine (GCQ) with additional restrictions.
Based on the governor’s order, residents aged 18 to 65 years old are allowed to leave their respective residences for essential purposes.
A 24-hour liquor band was also in effect as well as the curfew hours from 8:00 p.m. up to 5:00 a.m.
The provincial government also announced that all social events and celebrations will be sanctioned by all the local government units’ Incident Management Team (IMT)
The respective local government units (LGUs) shall only allow 10 percent capacity on all religious gatherings. However, LGUs may also allow up to 30 percent capacity.
The governor’s EO prohibits Cockfighting, including E-sabong, and other forms of gambling.
“Mass public transport is allowed and LGUs may still implement ECQ or hard lockdown in critical areas,” the EO added – (PNA)