Asipulo town issues  additional COVID-19 guidelines

ASIPULO, Ifugao, May 19(PIA) - - Mayor Armando Domilod has issued additional guidelines for strict implementation to abate the spread of COVID-19 virus in the municipality while  under the Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine  from May 15-31, 2021.

Domilod explained  that uncoordinated entry of vehicles ferrying large groups of people in the municipality will not be allowed and checkpoint personnel shall hold the vehicles and persons at the municipal checkpoint until their destination and purpose  are  verified.

If minimum health protocols are violated by the persons in the vehicle, entry shall not be allowed regardless of the purpose,” he stated.

Monitoring and validation activities in  ongoing projects by the national government agencies and other implementing offices, whether private or public projects in the municipality,  shall be postponed or temporarily suspended.

Gatherings outside of residences such as but not limited to weddings and religious gatherings,  shall be prohibited. Gatherings at residences with any person outside of one’s immediate household shall likewise be prohibited.

However, gatherings that are essential for the provision of health services, government services or humanitarian activities authorized by the appropriate government agency or instrumentality shall be permitted.

The guidelines also provices that the Municipal Civil Registrar’s Office will  not  accept applicants for marriage from May 15 – 31, 2021.

The mayor  enjoined all Barangay Health Emergency Response Teams and other concerned agencies to strictly enforce and monitor the observance of the guidelines for public safety.

As of May 17, 2021, Asipulo recorded 203 COVID-19 cases with two deaths,115 recoveries and 86 active cases. (JDP/MBL- PIA CAR, Ifugao)



Source: Philippines Information Agency (

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