The implementation of the food and medicine (FM) pass here has been suspended temporarily amid changes in protocols to address the coronavirus pandemic.
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Two fires in two successive days in urban poor settlements in Davao City point out to problems in informal settlements in the city that are not subject to inspection.
Travel restrictions such as the requirement for COVID-19 testing will be eased all over the country, as Davao City officials assure they will conduct clinical assessment of passengers and community testing to allay fears of the spread of the virus.
Amid the rollout of Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine in Davao City over the weekend, Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio declined to comment on getting herself inoculated, instead she dealt on the need to inform the public on the importance of getting the vaccine shots.
Vaccine jabs have begun in Mindanao with the arrival of the vaccines for COVID-19 on March 5 in different cities in the island.
Around 6,000 frontline workers of the Southern Philippine Medical Center, which is the main center for the coronavirus treatment in Davao Region, will be the first to receive vaccination from the CoronaVac developed by Beijing-based pharmaceutical Sinovac Biotech. The rollout will take place this Friday.
Local health authorities announced last week that the coronavirus (COVID-19) cases are on a downtrend in February, which prompted them to close some of the treatment facilities to lessen costs.
The 84th Araw ng Dabaw celebration will be held online from March 1 to 3 featuring four major activities as the city is still under general community quarantine over the coronavirus pandemic.
With huge billboards sprouting over the country in the past weeks egging Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio to run for the presidency next year, the mayor said she is not changing her decision to run for the country’s highest post.
The city government’s implementation of its second “community exercise” to build its “culture of security” goes to the barangay level as it targets an alleged communist threat in the city.