Cebu City appeals to IATF: Reconsider MECQ status

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THE Cebu City Government has appealed to the National Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF), through the Regional IATF, for the city to continue observing the current quarantine status under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ).

The IATF has recommended to place Cebu City under modified enhanced community quarantine from August 1 to 15, 2021.

On July 31, Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama signed the letter of appeal to the IATF.

"In view of the foregoing, the City of Cebu, through the Office of the Mayor, unto this Honorable Body, prays for the grant of its appeal and for the City to continue the observance of its current quarantine status under the modified general community quarantine," portion of the letter to the IATF states.

Border control

Police Lieutenant Colonel Wilbert Parilla, deputy city director for operations of the Cebu City Police Office, on Saturday said police will again monitor the four border control points of the city.

The border points are located at Il Curso in the South Road Properties, Bulacao, Talamban and Kasambagan.

READ: Cebu City police to monitor 4 border control points

The Emergency Operations Center has yet to announce whether people outside the borders are allowed to enter Cebu City. (JJL/AYB/JGS)

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