"Enhanced Community Quarantine": Groceries, Food Preparation Services Will Remain Open

Here's what you need to know.

IMAGE Pexels

In a press conference of the President addressing the nation, President Rodrigo Duterte said that Luzon is now under an "enhanced community quarantine" from March 16, 12 midnight until April 12, 2020. The main elements are the following, according to the definitions from the Department of Health (DOH):

1 A stricter home quarantine will be implemented in all households.

2 Food and health essentials will be regulated.

3 Mass public transport facilities shall be suspended.

4 There will be heightened enforcement of military personnel.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

In a press conference today, March 16, 2020, President Duterte said, "Movement of everyone will be significantly limited. Everyone will stay at home, leaving only to get food. Establishments providing basic services will remain open," he said.

CONTINUE READING BELOW
Recommended Videos

In a separate press conference on March 16, Cabinet secretary Karlo Nograles added, everyone is on "strict home quarantine except for basic needs." According to Nograles, groceries, food preparation and food delivery services, banks, pharmacies, and other establishments providing basic services shall remain open. It is recommended that only one person will go out for basic services per household. It is still unclear whether you may order from GrabFood or Foodpanda.

This is a developing story. Details will be added as they become available.

0
Comments. Join the discussion below!
Comments
Trending in Summit Network
LATEST FOR YUMMY.PH

This Yakult Ice Cream Is the Coolest, Creamiest We've Seen Yet

It's got the signature tangy flavor of Yakult in every scoop!

Chicken And Mushrooms Make These Dishes Delicious

This delicious combo is going to make you look forward to every meal!
Load More