Articles worth reading
Photo courtesy of: MMDA

MMDA to remove obstructions below 3 EDSA flyovers

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time5 days ago

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Benhur Abalos inspected the ground level of several flyovers along Epifanio delos Santos Avenue (EDSA). According to Abalos, this is in line with the Agency's drive against urban decay an...

Duterte set to get second dose of Sinopharm vaccine

account_balanceMetro Manila access_time5 days ago

President Rodrigo Duterte is set to receive his second dose of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine developed by China’s state-owned pharmaceutical firm Sinopharm, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. This developed afte...

Muntinlupa News

Muntinlupa City Market on Wheels in Katarungan 2 / Photo Courtesy Muntinlupa PIO

Muntinlupa requires residents to wear face masks

account_balanceMuntinlupa News account_circleMichael Lim chat_bubble_outline0 Comments

Muntinlupa City now requires everyone in the city to wear face masks at all times and observe physical distancing as the number of confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases surged to 41.

City Ordinance 2020-083 was passed by the City Council on March 30 and signed by Mayor Jaime Fresnedi on April 1 as an added measure under the enhanced community quarantine imposed by the government.

The ordinance mandates that “every person is required to wear face masks at all times, especially when going outside of their residence, at the workplace, when entering government buildings and offices, and while in public places.”

Advertisement

It recommends that anyone can use the recommended face masks by the Department of Health such as surgical masks and N95 masks, reusable and washable face masks, or “any cloth that can cover the nose, mouth, and chin.” It said the city government will distribute face masks to residents.

The ordinance also requires everyone to observe stringent physical distancing of at least 1 meter from other people.

Those who will violate the ordinance will be required to attend community service or awareness campaigns on COVID-19 for at least 3 hours to be conducted by barangays or other local government offices.

For the second and succeeding violations, offenders will be strictly prohibited from leaving their residence during the remaining period of the enhanced community quarantine except during an emergency situation or when they are in imminent danger.

The Muntinlupa City government announced that as of April 1, there are 41 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city including four deaths, up from 34 on March 31.

Bgy. Ayala Alabang still has the highest number of COVID-19 cases at 14, including three deaths, followed by Putatan with eight, including one death in Soldiers’ Hills, Lower Putatan, La Charina, Express View Villas, South Greenheights, and Country Homes Subdivision.

Alabang Hills Village in Cupang has four cases, the same number in Poblacion in Katarungan Village, Camella, and the government mass housing project at Southville 3.

Tunasan has three positive cases in Ridgeview, Villa Carolina I and Sitio Salvacion, while Sucat also has three in Purok 2 and 3, and a condominium building. Bayanan has two cases in Purok 1 and Upper Bayanan, and Alabang has two cases at Filinvest and Ilaya, while Buli has one case.

The city government also reported that 173 persons under monitoring and 39 patients under investigation have been cleared of the virus.


date_rangeDate Published
1 year ago
shareShare article
folder_openArticle tags
content_copyCategorized under

Share your thoughts with us

Related Articles

Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi (center) confers Safety Seal to Ayala Land Malls Inc. president Christopher Maglanoc (2nd from left) in a turn-over ceremony at Ayala Malls Alabang Town Center (ATC) last June 11. ATC is the first mall in Muntinlupa to receive the Safety Seal after complying with the minimum public health standards (MPHS) as prescribed by JMC 21-01 series of 2021. Also shown in the photo: (L-R) DILG Muntinlupa director Bing Ferino, DILG Asec. Francisco Cruz, Congressman Ruffy Biazon, Ayala Land Inc. VP and Head of External Affairs Dindo Fernando, and Ayala Land Malls Inc. South Area Head Veronica Arcenas.

Muntinlupa launches safety seal certification

account_balanceMuntinlupa chrome_reader_mode2 days ago

The local government of Muntinlupa launches the Safety Seal Certification Program in a bid to increase compliance of private establishments with minimum public health standards (MPHS) set by the national government. Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi a...

The struggles in 2020 of the casino industry in the Philippines

account_balanceMetro Manila chrome_reader_mode9 months ago

Do you want to learn more about the challenges and predictions for the gambling industry in the Philippines? Find all answers in this article!

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