Subdivision in GMA, Cavite under MECQ after 3 new COVID-19 cases

Published June 22, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Carla Deña

GENERAL MARIANO ALVAREZ, Cavite – A subdivision in Barangay F. De Castro has been placed under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ) starting today, June 22, until July 5 after three new confirmed coronavirus cases were recorded Saturday.

One of the new cases, Patient 17, is a one-year-old girl who is the daughter of Patients 14 and 16. The child is asymptomatic and is currently in an isolation facility.

Under MECQ, the stay-at-home policy is strictly implemented.

Unless they are reporting to work or are special pass holders, residents can only leave the village during their designated schedule under the market day scheme per barangay.

Businesses inside the subdivision will be allowed to operate, but will only accommodate quarantine pass holders. Grocery stores are also required to put markings for physical distancing.

Visitors are not allowed to enter the subdivision except for emergency cases and only essential deliveries like food, medication and PPE will be accommodated.

Curfew starts at 8 p.m. to 4:30 a.m.

As of June 20, the municipality has recorded 18 confirmed COVID-19 cases.