Articles worth reading

Metro News

PNP to remove checkpoints in NCR under Alert Level 4 

account_balanceMetro News account_circleNoah James chat_bubble_outline0 Comments

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Police General Guillermo Eleazar on Wednesday said checkpoints will no longer be set up in the National Capital Region when it shifts to Alert Level 4 on Thursday, according to a report by GMA News.

Interviewed on Unang Balita, Eleazar said their deployment will focus on the police presence in areas under granular lockdowns.

“Wala na tayong checkpoint sa operation dahil narinig naman natin ng uniform naman itong Level 4 [We no longer have checkpoints because Alert Level 4 implementation will be uniform in NCR),” he said.

Advertisement

Eleazar pointed out that the enforcement of granular lockdowns is not new for the police as some 50 areas in Metro Manila are currently under this restrictive measure.

On Tuesday, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said NCR will be under Alert Level 4 starting Thursday amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Areas under Alert Level 4 — the second highest alert level in the new scheme — are those with infections that are high or increasing while total beds and ICU beds are at high utilization rate.

Those who are not allowed outside their residences under Alert Level 4 are:

  • persons below 18 years old
  • those who are over 65 years of age
  • those with immunodeficiencies, comorbidities, or other health risks
  • pregnant women

These individuals will only be allowed to go out to access or obtain essential goods and services, or for work in permitted industries and offices.

Also under Alert Level 4, intrazonal and interzonal travel for persons not otherwise required to remain at their residences may be allowed subject to the reasonable regulations of the local government of destination. 


date_rangeDate Published
1 week ago
shareShare article
folder_openArticle tags
content_copyCategorized under

Share your thoughts with us

Related Articles

Makati Mayor Abby Binay

Makati street under granular lockdown

account_balanceMakati chrome_reader_mode6 days ago

Makati Mayor Abby Binay has ordered the implementation of a granular lockdown at H. Santos St. in Brgy. Tejeros starting at 12:01 a.m. of Thursday, September 16, 2021. “I ordered the granular lockdown after noting an increase in the number of ...

Vape flavor bans result in higher smoking rate--studies

account_balanceMetro Manila chrome_reader_mode2 days ago

Scientific studies and real-world evidence show that vape flavor bans led to higher smoking rates, as vapers were forced to return to smoking, according to international consumer groups and health advocates. Charles Gardner, a nicotine consumer advo...

58% of PNP personnel now fully vaccinated

account_balanceMetro Manila chrome_reader_mode6 days ago

Nearly 58 percent or 131,326 personnel of the Philippine National Police (PNP) have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), PNP chief Gen. Guillermo Eleazar said in a report by Philippine News Agency. Citing the latest...

Another QC convent reports Covid outbreak

account_balanceQuezon City chrome_reader_mode6 days ago

A third convent in Quezon City was hit by an outbreak of coronavirus disease (COViD-19) cases with 13 nuns reportedly being infected, according to a report by Manila Bulletin. The nuns are reportedly from the convent of Stella Maris in Cubao, Q...

Let's Stay Connected Like us on our Facebook page.
×
Click on the article to continue reading
Quezon City adopts no contact apprehension system Red Cross pushes saliva test Vaccines from COVAX to arrive in Q1 Makati Shangri-La to close doors on Feb. 1 Cities in NCR to start vaccination simultaneously Mother, girlfriend of Filipino infected with UK variant also test positive Send Press Release MNC Facebook Page MNC Twitter Page MNC Instagram Page LGU Spotlight Barangay Front Business Sports Entertainment Metro Gen Metro Feature