Nine out of the 17 mayors in Metro Manila voted to place the metropolis under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) beginning March to boost the economy, Navotas Mayor Toby Tiangco said Thursday. MGCQ means easing almost all quarantine restrictions, leaving only public health measures—wearing masks and face shields, physical distancing and frequent hand sanitizing—strictly enforced. It also means the return of all public utility vehicles on the road and the expansion of capacity in public places, such as restaurants and churches, to 75 percent. In a radio interview, Tiangco said eight mayors voted during the Metro Manila Council (MMC) meeting on Wednesday night not to ease the coronavirus curbs in Metro Manila, which is under general community quarantine. He said the MMC, the policymaking body of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) would make a recommendation to the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases on the quarantine classification of Metro Manila, based on the result of the voting. While the mayors chose to ease the quarantine restrictions in the metropolis, they decided to allow only people age 15 to 65 years to go out, Tiangco said. He added that the mayors took into consideration the explanation… Read full this story
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