DFA closes NCR-East office in Megamall
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said its National Capital Region-East consular office located in SM Megamall will be closed on Monday, Sept. 28 for disinfection, according to a report by GMA News.
It will also use the time to implement preventive measures against COVID-19, the DFA said in a statement on Sunday.
Regular operations will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 29.
The DFA said applicants affected by the consular office's temporary closure must secure another appointment.
They may send an email to email@example.com with the required information: name, date of birth, original appointment date and time and preferred date and time of new appointment.
"The preferred new appointment may be on any working day (Monday to Friday) from 29 September to 29 October 2020 during the CO’s regular operation hours (10:00AM to 5:00PM)," the DFA said.
Those who need emergency or urgent consular services meanwhile were advised to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The DFA appealed for the public's understanding and cooperation regarding the matter.
The number of COVID-19 cases in the country rose to 304,226 on Sunday after the Department of Health announced 2,995 new infections, marking the sixth straight day in which less than 3,000 new cases were reported.
Total recoveries jumped to 252,510 while the death toll climbed to 5,344.
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