In Zamboanga City, “No RT-PCR, No Entry” policy reimposed ThisIsOurMindanao
ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 15 January) – The Task Force COVID-19 here has reimposed the ‘No RT-PCR, No Entry’ policy for all inbound travelers here starting Sunday, January 16, due to a…
-January 15, 2022 10:52 pmZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 15 January) – The Task Force COVID-19 here has reimposed the ‘No RT-PCR, No Entry’ policy for all inbound travelers here starting Sunday, January 16, due to a spike in COVID-19 cases.
RT-PCR refers to the reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction, the gold standard in COVID-19 testing. Zamboanga City recorded 319 COVID-19 cases in the first 12 days of January and has been placed under Alert Level 3 from January 16 to 31 but the task force assured the public there would be “no lockdown.”
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By - January 15, 2022 10:52 pm ZAMBOANGA CITY (MindaNews / 15 January) –  The Task Force COVID-19 here has reimposed the ‘No RT-PCR, No Entry’ policy for all inbound travelers here starting Sunday, January 16, due to a spike in  COVID-19 cases.ISTANBUL, Turkey – Turkey will no longer require unvaccinated individuals to take a PCR test for COVID-19 before using planes, buses or other transportation, or before attending events such as concerts, plays or movies, the state-owned Anadolu Agency said on Saturday, January 15.In January, cases picked up again at unprecedented levels as the Omicron variant swept across the country.By: Doris C.
RT-PCR refers to the reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction, the gold standard in COVID-19 testing.  Zamboanga City recorded 319 COVID-19 cases in the first 12 days of January and has been placed under Alert Level 3 from January 16 to 31 but the task force assured the public there would be “no lockdown. Turkish Airlines CEO Bilal Eksi said separately on Twitter that the carrier will not require PCR tests on domestic flights.” In its advisory, the task force also said that the “No Sunday Movement” will continue except for those who are fully vaccinated. Metrics In a separate interview on Saturday, acting presidential spokesperson and Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles explained that despite the alarming case counts, the government will not raise the alert level to 4 because healthcare capacity metrics are still within Alert Level 3.  “All establishments with full-vaccinated employees may re-open to the general public at such capacity allowed by the current Alert Level Status, catering to fully-vaccinated individuals only, who shall present their authentic vaccination cards before they are allowed entry into the establishment.com Turkey.  All other persons are advised to stay indoors and avoid going out. Muhatag sad ug libre nga tubig ug kape ang KAABAG MANDAUE INC.
” Exemptions are those attending masses and other religious worship; personnel of the Disaster and risk reduction management personnel, security frontliners, essential workers such as hospital workers and those going out for emergency purposes; those working in take-out or deliveries for restaurants; and individuals scheduled for vaccination scheduled on a Sunday. Meanwhile, intensive care unit utilization is at 55%.  Zamboanga City Hall. MindaNews file photo by BOBBY TIMONERA The city recorded 233 cases on January 11 but this rose to 319 the next day.  “As of January 12, there are 88 new cases, and this is the highest so far for this year, bringing the total confirmed cases of COVID-19 to 22,906 for Zamboanga City” since 2020, according to City Health Officer Dr. The MMDA claimed in December 2021 that more than 100% of Metro Manila’s population have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Dulce Miravite. Below are the guidelines for the use of the city’s coworking space.
In her appeal delivered in Chavacano, Mayor Maria Isabelle Climaco said: “C ontinua usa face mask, frequente lava mano y mantene distancia fisica y man vacuna si turnon ya de ustedes  (Continue to use face mask, wash hands frequently, and maintain physical distance, and have yourselves vaccinated when it is your turn).”  On January 12, Climaco and 1 st  district Representative Cesar Jimenez Jr. – Rappler. led the unveiling ceremony at the 320-bed mega isolation facility in Talisayan village. The P134.56 million facility was funded by the City Disaster and Risk Reducton Management Office, according to City Information Officer Sheila Covarrubias.
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