Quirino PLGU prescribes travel guidelines

CABARROGUIS, Quirino, March 20 (PIA)-- Gov. Dax Cua on March 17 issued Executive Order No. 004, series of 2021 prescribing guidelines in the management of entry of persons to the province.

Under Section 1 of the said EO, the intrazonal movement of persons under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) and interzonal movement of persons between areas under GCQ and MGCQ shall be permitted in the province, subject to some guidelines.

Only non-APOR from areas with GCQ and MGCQ quarantine classification shall be allowed entry to the province.

All non-APOR coming to the province must present to the checkpoint(s) any of the following: a negative RT-PCR or negative Rapid Antigen Test result with validity of 48 hours from extraction until the date of entry to the province, medical certificate of fitness to travel issued by a licensed physician and they must adhere to the test-before travel requirement.

Furthermore, they must observe strict quarantine immediately after undergoing the test until the date of entry to the province.

If they do not have negative RT-PCR or Rapid Antigen Test result upon arrival, they shall be subjected to the RT-PCR or Rapid Antigen test and shall be quarantined for 24 hours while waiting for the result.

Should the release of result exceed 24 hours, the non APOR shall be allowed to proceed to his destination, provided however that said non-APOR shall be under close monitoring of the BHERT.

Also, should the result of RT-PCR test turned out to be positive, the said non-APOR shall immediately be referred to the concerned MESU.

It was also stated in the EO that if the Rapid Antigen test result turned out to be positive, the non-APOR shall be required to undergo RT-PCR test for confirmation and shall be quarantined while waiting for the RT-PCR test result.

If the non-APOR does not have medical certificate of fitness to travel, they shall be referred to a licensed physician for physical examination to secure the required medical certificate.

For APORs from national government agencies and their attached agencies, they must provide identification card, travel order, travel itinerary and must pass symptom screening at points of entry and exit pursuant to IATF Res. 98-A issued on Feb. 4, 2021.

APORs and non-APORs who shall be allowed entry to the province are required to adhere to minimum public health standards which include physical distancing, hand hygiene, cough etiquette, wearing of face mask & face shield, among others. (MDCT/TCB/PIA 2-Quirino)



Source: Philippines Information Agency (pia.gov.ph)

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