Food establishments including the painitan and eateries are sternly warned that they are not allowed to offer dine-in services to prevent gathering and reduce close contacts of people.
Health marshals led by Executive Assistant for Security Concerns retired General Rey Lyndon Lawas conducted foot patrol early dawn today inside the public market complex and adjoining streets to enforce the minimum health standards that may include penalties for violators including business establishments.
With the rising cases of COVID-19, the City Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases is enhancing the enforcement of health protocols such as wearing of face masks, observance of physical distancing, frequent hand washing and use of disinfectants to prevent further infections.