Go urges IATF to review eased age restrictions

25/01/2021 9:15:00 PM

Go urges IATF to review eased age restrictions

Go urges IATF to review eased age restrictions

Sen. Christopher “Bong” Go urged the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) to review and reconsider its decision to relax age restrictions in areas still under the modified general community quarantine or MGCQ.

(OFFICE OF SEN. BONG GO / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN)Go, chairman of the Senate Committee on Health and Demography, issued the statement after the IATF said it will allow children aged 10- to 14-years-old to go out beginning Feb. 1.“I am appealing to the IATF to review and reconsider its recent decision to relax age restrictions in MGCQ areas which will allow children aged 10 to 14-years-old to go out beginning Feb. 1,” Go said in a statement.

“Huwag muna tayo magkumpiyansa, lalo na pagdating sa kalusugan ng mga kabataan dahil delikado pa po. Responsibilidad nating proteksyunan sila. Sa lahat ng desisyon natin, isaalang-alang natin palagi ang buhay at kapakanan ng bawat Pilipino (Let’s not be complacent especially when it comes to the health of our youth because it is still dangerous. It is our responsibility to protect them. In all our decisions, let us consider the life and welfare of each Filipino),” the senator stressed.

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