TACLOBAN CITY- Mayor Alfred S. Romualdez met with members of the surveillance and monitoring team on Monday to designate entrance and exit points here in Tacloban City, as part of the stringent measures against COVID-19(coronavirus disease 2019).
As agreed during the meeting, there will be authorities from the City Health Office and the Philippine National Police who will be manning the identified checkpoints.
The entry points will have three lanes and one lane will be provided for the exit points, said Traffic Operation, Management, Enforcement, and Control Office (TOMECO).
The entrance and exit points that have been identified are in Imelda Village, Tigbao and San Juanico. Also, included in the entry point is the road in Marasbas, while Manlurip will likewise be designated as one of the exit points.
Meantime, motor vehicles not bound here in the City will be diverted to Salvacion- Sta. Fe bypass road.
The team will also thermal scan all incoming passengers and will provide declaration forms for those individuals who will exhibit symptoms, as part of the heightened prevention and response over the said deadly disease.