Duterte recalls order allowing kids aged 10-14 outside their homes

25/01/2021 5:50:00 PM

Duterte recalls order allowing kids aged 10-14 outside their homes

President Duterte has recalled the order of the government’s pandemic task force to allow children aged 10 to 14 years old to go outside their homes in areas under the modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) due to the new COVID-19 variant.President Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte made the statement after the order of the Inter-agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases to ease the age restrictions in MGCQ areas met mixed reactions from the public.In his taped public address aired on Monday evening, President Duterte said he made the decision as a precautionary measure against the new United Kingdom variant of COVID-19 which was recently found in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).

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