‘No movement Saturday’ in Camiguin starts

By : Mindanao Today/06:59:33am 09/23/2021


Camiguin Gov. Jurdin Jesus Romualdo has declared that every Saturday of the month is a ‘No Movement Day’ for the entire province. (Photo supplied)

CAMIGUIN – To further contain the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID)-19 and to comply with the Regional Inter Agency Task Force (RIATF)-10 Resolution No. 1487, the provincial government issued Executive Order No. 106 or the order declaring every Saturday as a ‘No Movement Day’ in Camiguin.

“Every Saturday of the month shall be a ‘No Movement Day’ in the Province of Camiguin. Accordingly, all the persons in the province shall strictly remain and not leave their place every Saturday,” Gov. Jurdin Jesus Romualdo said in Serbisyong PPR radio program, September 17.

The governor added that all quarantine and special passes shall be suspended every Saturday.

As an exception, persons in the province are allowed to go out of their residence to address a medical emergency, get vaccinated against COVID-19, or if they are authorized persons outside of residence (APORs), performing their work or engage in permitted activities.

Violations of the said EO shall be penalized under the appropriate municipal or provincial ordinances or applicable laws.

In the first day of implementation of the ’No Movement Day,’ PLtCol Gwen Cinco of Philippine National Police (PNP)-Camiguin Provincial Police Office said, “It was very successful; so far wala’y mga (there is no) untoward incident and strict ang pag-implement sa (there was a strict implementation of) Executive Order No. 106.”

Cinco added that barangays also conducted the information dissemination through a recorida to ensure participation among the residents of the province.

About 700 individuals were also vaccinated at the Camiguin Convention Center in the said day and were allowed to go out of their residence.

As of September 19, the province has recorded 75 COVID-19 confirmed cases of which 11 are from Mambajao, Mahinog (22), Guinsiliban (15), Sagay (3) and Catarman (18). Six are availing the no quarantine policy. From March 2020-present, there are 1,385 recoveries and 132 deaths due to COVID-19 in the province. (RTP | PIA-10 | Camiguin)

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