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Camiguin now allows entry for any purpose from similar MGCQ areas

CAMIGUIN (PIA)—Effective June 1, Camiguin is allowing entry of persons for any purpose for those coming from other areas under Modified General Community Quarantine (MGCQ) based on Executive Order No. 27.

For persons coming from areas under GCQ, Gov. Jurdin Jesus Romualdo said they may enter the province for any purpose, except for leisure.

Locally stranded individuals (LSIs) and Returning Overseas Filipinos (ROFs), who are residents of the province, shall be allowed to enter the island provided that they have complete travel requirements.

Romualdo however stressed that all persons who enter the province shall be checked for symptoms of coronavirus disease (COVID)-19 and shall truthfully disclose their history of travel and possible COVID-19 exposure as well as their purpose for entering the province.

“They should comply with all health measures and protocols, including mandatory self-monitoring and mandatory quarantine, when so required by local health authorities,” Romualdo said.

Under EO 27, persons who come from other areas under MGCQ do not need to present a health clearance or certificate upon entry into the province. For those coming from areas under GCQ, they will be required to present a health clearance or certificate before they will be allowed to enter the island.

Among the persons exempted from undergoing the mandatory quarantine, provided that they do not exhibit any of the COVID-19 symptoms, include drivers and crew of cargo and delivery vehicles, drivers of passenger vehicles, personnel of vessels regularly operating to and fro the province, health and emergency frontline services personnel, and government officials and personnel.

The MGCQ in the province shall continue until the same is ordered lifted by the Inter Agency Task Force (IATF) or the President of the Philippines. (RTP/PIA10)

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