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Cagayan town placed on 14-day MECQ

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 11:41 AM October 07, 2020
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Healthcare workers visit a village in Enrile, Cagayan amid the growing number of cases of the coronavirus disease. The town will be placed on a stricter modified enhanced community quarantine for 14 days to contain the virus transmission. Photo courtesy of the local government of Enrile

ENRILE, Cagayan –– This town was placed under modified enhanced community quarantine for 14 days to contain the surging cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), officials said.

In his executive order, Mayor Miguel Decena Jr. said the stricter quarantine would start at midnight on Oct. 7 until midnight of Oct. 20. The town was previously on modified general community quarantine status

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Records from the health office showed that the town has 30 active COVID -19 cases, 13 of them recorded in the past two days.

A liquor ban is imposed, while mass gatherings are prohibited as part of the tougher quarantine protocols. Religious gatherings are also restricted to five people.

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