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To further strengthen its response to the pandemic, the City Government of Davao will be opening three more Covid-19 Cluster Clinics (CCC) soon.

The City Government of Davao is adopting the new Department of Health (DOH) guidelines on isolation and quarantine, according to Davao City COVID-19 Task Force Spokesperson Dr. Michelle Schlosser.

The Davao City Covid-19 Task Force on Wednesday assured the public that vaccination activities at People's Park and Crocodile Park vaccination hubs have continued with new personnel to administer the jabs. The vaccination personnel who were infected with the virus at the two hubs are now in quarantine and the areas have been disinfected and cleaned.

The Vaccine Cluster of the Davao City COVID-19 Task Force is just waiting for the Department of Health (DOH) guidelines for the vaccination rollout for children five to 11 years old in the city.

With all vaccination hubs now open, the City Government of Davao targets to administer 24,000 to 27,000 booster shots daily to add another layer of protection for Dabawenyos amid the COVID-19 surge that the city is currently experiencing.

After weeks of enjoying a non-high-risk status, Davao City is once again placed in a high-risk status due to “high” two-week growth rate (2WGR) and “medium” Average Daily Attack Rate (ADAR) in the latest Covid-19 Task Force Report.

Around 1.2 million Dabawenyos are now fully vaccinated or completed the second dose, representing 92.9 percent of the target population protection, the Davao City Vaccination Cluster report showed.

Davao City will enforce a liberal approach in implementing its Alert Level 3 status from January 14 to 30, 2022. Mayor Inday Sara Duterte bared this during the Special Hour program of 87.5 FM Davao City Disaster Radio (DCDR) aired on Monday afternoon, January 17, 2022.

The "Door-to-Door" booster vaccination program of the Office of Vice Mayor Sebastian "Baste" Duterte has administered anti-Covid booster doses to 13 individuals since its rollout on January 12, 2022.

Mayor Inday Sara Duterte of Davao City has extended the removal of reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) results as a requirement for Davao City-bound land, sea, and air travelers until June 30, 2022.

The Davao City Covid-19 Task Force has opted to impose a granular lockdown instead of a total lockdown amid increasing coronavirus cases in the city.

Davao City is now experiencing a post-holiday Covid-19 surge with a significant spike in cases, according to Davao City Covid-19 Spokesperson Dr. Michelle Schlosser in an interview over the Davao City Disaster Radio on Friday.

Stricter measures to stem the coronavirus transmission are expected after Davao City is placed under Alert Level 3 from January 14 to 30, 2022, based on the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) Resolution No. 156-C Series of 2022.

Mayor Inday Sara Duterte has extended the modified guidelines of the liquor ban and the lifting of curfew within the city until June 30, 2022, in Davao City.

The City Government of Davao, through the City Tourism Operations Office (CTOO) and the Davao Tourism Association (Data), opened the `Bakuna Booster by the Sea' for walk-ins on Wednesday, January 12, at the Grand Pavilion of the Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao.

A total of 388 Dabawenyos have availed of the anti-Covid booster vaccination on the opening day of the drive-thru vaccination site at the Crocodile Park on Tuesday, January 11, 2022.

The Davao City enforcement cluster heightened its personnel visibility to man convergence areas and strictly enforce COVID-19 protocols as hundreds more face masks and social distancing violators were logged from December 31, 2021 to January 8, 2022.

The Davao City Covid-19 Task Force has urged business establishments to strictly enforce the scanning of the DQR, reminding them of corresponding penalties for non-compliance.

The Davao City government has opened another Drive-thru vaccination site at the Crocodile Park exclusive for individuals who want to avail themselves of the anti-Covid-19 booster shots.

Mayor Inday Sara Duterte has reiterated that the mandatory test-before-travel requirement for Davao City-bound domestic flights will no longer be reinstated amid the rising COVID-19 cases and looming surge.

Dabawenyos are reminded that the Safe Davao QR (DQR) is still being used for tracing individuals in close contact with people positive of the Sars-CoV 2, the virus that causes the coronavirus disease.

Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte is not keen on imposing entry restrictions to public buildings and availing of government services for unvaccinated people.

Davao City's Temporary Treatment and Monitoring Facilities (TTMFs), with a total bed capacity of 2,674, are being readied for the looming COVID-19 surge amid the rising positive cases recorded at the start of the new year.

The Davao City government has recorded over 1.16 million Dabawenyos who are now fully vaccinated as of January 6, 2022.

A Davao City Task Force COVID-19 official said that there is no surge yet in Davao City but Dabawenyos are reminded to …

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