Category: COVID-19

he Davao COVID-19 Task Force lauded Davao City's four percent positivity rate as of November 8, 2021, due to the downtrend of COVID-19 cases and the warm reception of parents to the ongoing pediatric vaccination rollout.
An official of the Davao City COVID-19 Task Force clarified that while there is already an executive order making the voluntary use of face shields, establishments still have the prerogative to require clients and guests to wear them. Speaking during the COVID-19 Alert program aired on the Davao City Disaster Radio (DCDR) on Wednesday, Davao […]
While Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte has maintained that the “test before travel” requirement for air travelers stays despite the current downtrend of COVID-19 cases, the lifting of the mandatory reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) negative result requirement for passengers bound for the city is still being discussed. The mayor bared this during the […]
Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte reminded Dabawenyos to ensure proper ventilation to facilitate air circulation inside homes and establishments as another way to reduce the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), even as the number of cases is decreasing in the city. Speaking over the Davao City Disaster Radio (DCDR) on Monday, Duterte emphasized […]
Mayor Duterte, during the Special Hours program of 87.5 Davao City Disaster Radio (DCDR) on Monday, November 8, said: "That is my opinion bakuna lang na sya because kana atong mga gina-implement kaniadto na mga lain-laing mga guidelines sa prevention and enforcement, mubaba man especially kanang duna tay ECQ o MECQ pero dili ingon ana kadako ang iyahang pagbaba o ingon ana kapaspas compared it kaniadto nga wala pay pagpabakuna (That is my opinion, it's the vaccination because even when we implemented different guidelines in prevention and enforcement, the cases would decrease especially during ECQ or MECQ but the decline of cases is not as huge and fast compared to the aftermath of the vaccination)."
Davao City will no longer require the use of face shields in the 3C settings – crowded places, close contact, and confined and enclosed spaces and made it voluntary effective November 2, 2021. Mayor Inday Sara Duterte signed Executive Order (EO) No. 51-A, Series of 2021, known as “An Order Providing For The Guidelines On […]
The City Government of Davao announced on Tuesday, November 2, that it will no longer require the mandatory use of motorcycle barriers and installation of plastic barriers on the jeepneys and other public utility vehicles to separate passengers effective immediately.
Davao City kept its five percent COVID-19 positivity rate recently, which the Davao COVID-19 Task Force said is a piece of good news.
As Davao City sees declining Covid-19 cases and positivity rate in recent weeks, the city government has reiterated its call to Dabawenyos to get vaccinated and continue following the wearing of face masks, physical distancing, and frequent handwashing or use of alcohol-based hand rub for health safety.
Passengers onboard an open and well-ventilated public utility jeepneys (PUJs) are no longer required to wear face shields, according to Dr. Michelle Schlosser, the Spokesperson of the Davao City Covid-19 Task Force.