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TACLOBAN CITY, July 11 (PIA) -- Authorized Person Outside of Residence (APOR) on official business who will travel from one place to another within Eastern Visayas shall be exempted from mandatory 14-day quarantine by receiving LGUs so that services will not be hampered.

This is among the protocols on proper management of Authorized Persons Outside Residence approved by the Region 8 Inter-Agency Task Force on COVID 19 during the joint RTF and IATF meeting on July 10 at the Leyte Park Hotel.

The resolution was proposed by the Health Cluster led by the Department of Health Region 8.

Also, among the protocols is that “Concerned Agency/ies of APOR who belong to uniformed personnel that require them to go on duty for 14 days or more are also advised to provide temporary quarantine house for all Off-Duty Personnel.

Another, is that all APOR coming from outside Eastern Visayas shall be allowed entry depending on the purpose of travel as reflected in the Travel Order.

 

The Region 8 Inter-Agency Task Force on COVID 19 approves protocols on proper management of Authorized Persons Outside Residence (APOR)  during the joint RTF and IATF meeting on July 10 at the Leyte Park Hotel, Tacloban City. (PIA-8)

 

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TACLOBAN CITY,  July 8 (PIA) -- Leyte Governor Leopoldo Dominico Petilla assured Leyteños that there are enough isolation centers in the different municipalities of the Leyte province that are  ready for use should there be confirmed or suspected COVID-19 cases.

Petilla even said in an interview that the quarantine facility identified by the province has not even been used, considering that Leyte towns have their own isolation facilities for their respective constituents.

However, the governor assured that the Leyte Provincial Quarantine Facility located at the Leyte Academic Gymnasium in Pawing, Palo, Leyte, is anytime ready to accept Persons Under Isolation (PUIs) and Persons Under Monitoring (PUMs), should there be such identified cases.

“We have enough quarantine facilities in the province. In fact, we have not even used the identified provincial isolation center at the Leyte Academic Center, considering that all municipalities have their own facilities,” he said. He added, “This isolation center is always ready anytime needed, though.” 

According to Petillla, his office is regularly coordinating with the national government and has been assured of support, especially in these trying times of pandemic.

“We are constantly communicating with the national government through the National Inter-Agency Task Force, and they are always there to support us,” he said.

The Leyte governor likewise stressed that the provincial government has committed to provide all the medical needs of the health workers in the province, in their battle against the disease.

 

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