THE Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases has approved the food resiliency protocol endorsed by the Department of Agriculture (DA) for faster movement of major food commodities to Metro Manila and other parts of Luzon.
THE MANILA International Container Port (MICP) will continue to process shipments despite its temporary closure on Tuesday for disinfection of facilities and quarantine of personnel, the Bureau of Customs (BoC) said on Wednesday.
Face masks and hygiene kits are ready for distribution to the barangay health workers and health centers in Las Piñas on March 23 as part of Rep. Camille A. Villar’s assistance to frontliners in the fight against the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus.
THE APPLICATION for food passes has been streamlined to ensure continuous movement of food, agri-fishery products and inputs in Metro Manila and the rest of Luzon, according to Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar.
THE INTEGRATED Bar of the Philippines (IBP) will release early half of the 13th month pay and salaries of its national office employees located in the National Capital Region while Luzon is under enhanced community quarantine due to the novel coronavirus disease.
THE PANGASINAN provincial board has passed a resolution ordering village leaders along with the youth representatives to suspend “activities that could draw crowd in their respective localities” to avoid potential community transmission of the new coronavirus disease known as COVID-19.