CLARK FREEPORT, Pampanga – To keep Pampanga free from coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Dennis “Delta” Pineda ordered to closely monitor passengers arriving from South Korea to Clark International Airport Corp. (CIAC) amid the absence of travel ban.
This was gleaned during the governor’s meeting with the local officials of Angeles and Mabalacat Cities, CIAC, Clark Development Corp. (CDC), Department of Health (DOH), Jose B. Lingad Memorial Regional Hospital (JBLMRH), Bureau of Quarantine (BQ), and Bureau of Immigration (BI) here on Thursday, February 27.
According to Governor Delta, the provincial government, and the cities of Angeles and Mabalacat will deploy additional personnel to the BQ to assist in the monitoring of the passengers from South Korea.
“Magpapadala kami ng karagdagang tao na tutulong sa pagmonitor sa health declaration cards ng mga travellers na pumapasok sa ating probinsiya,” he said.
He also mentioned the importance of all the concerned agencies in the implementation of measures that will guard the province against COVID-19.”Mahalaga na mabantayan natin nang mabuti ang mga pumapasok sa ating probinsiya nang gayo’y mapanatili natin ang kaligtasan ng bawat isa,” Governor Delta furthered.
Meanwhile, restriction on travel to and from virus-hit areas in South Korea was temporarily put on hold.
However, Filipino tourists are no longer allow to fly to South Korea, only those who have permanent residency are given the permission to go. –Jasmine Jaso