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Children below 15 yrs old banned inside Rizal Park, Paco Park due to COVID spike

By: - Reporter / @ConsINQ
/ 03:02 PM December 26, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Children aged below 15 years old are prohibited from entering the Rizal Park and Paco Park in Manila starting Saturday, Dec. 26, the National Parks Development Committee (NDPC) said.

“Due to the increasing cases and the new virus strain of COVID-19, children below 15 years old will not be allowed inside Rizal Park and Paco Park effective today, 26 December 2020, until further notice. Thank you for your understanding,” the NPDC said in a Facebook post.

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A University of California, Berkeley study titled “Epidemiology and transmission dynamics of COVID-19 in two Indian states” showed that children and young adults are key transmitters of COVID-19 within households.

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Due to the increasing cases and the new virus strain of COVID-19, children below 15 years old will not be allowed inside…

Posted by National Parks Development Committee on Friday, December 25, 2020

The NPDC, an attached agency of the Department of Tourism, opened Rizal Park to visitors in August for physical fitness activities but not for leisure.

As of Friday, the Philippines documented a total of 467,601 COVID-19 infections, including 430,791 recoveries and 9,062 fatalities.

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