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10 Filipinos arriving from HK in Cebu put through quarantine that is 14-day

10 Filipinos arriving from HK in Cebu put through quarantine that is 14-day

By Calvin Cordova

CEBU CITY – Authorities right here have begun applying the mandatory quarantine for Filipinos showing up from Asia and its particular unique administrative areas Macau and Hong Kong.

On Monday, 10 Filipino people whom arrived from Hong Kong aboard a Cathay Pacific journey at 10: 48 a.m. Monday had been the batch that is first go through a 14-day mandatory quarantine included in the measure to stop the spread of 2019 novel Coronavirus Acute breathing Disease (ARD).

Passengers putting on face masks whom arrived from Guangzhou, China lineup for immigration during the Ninoy Aquino airport terminal in Manila, Philippines, 22 January 2020. (Ali Vicoy / FILE PICTURE / MANILA BULLETIN)

Ten other Filipino people aboard a split cathay pacific journey had been also scheduled to reach at 6 p.m. Monday.

Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia on Monday presided at a gathering to talk about the quarantine tips with officials for the Bureau of Immigration, Bureau of Quarantine, Department of wellness, Mactan Cebu airport terminal Authority, GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC) and Philippine National Police (PNP).

“The quarantine is in line with all the directive released because of the President to ban the entry of foreign nationals except FiIipinos and permanent resident visa holders originating from Asia as well as its unique administrative areas,” stated Garcia.

Discussed within the conference had been the procedures for the mandatory quarantine.

“We had to abruptly end the meeting since there is A cathay that is arriving pacific,” said Garcia.