Malacañang reminds public to remain vigilant vs COVID during Christmas celebration
MANILA, Philippines — On the day before Christmas, Malacañang reminded the public to remain vigilant against COVID-19 during celebrations even with the eased restrictions on gatherings.
In its message, the Office of the Press Secretary (OPS) told the public to continue complying with health protocols in celebrating Christmas and New Year.
“Ngayong Pasko, alalahanin ang kaligtasan ng ating sarili, pamilya, at mga kaibigan sa patuloy na paglaban natin sa COVID-19,” it said on Saturday.
(On Christmas, we should remember our safety and the safety our family and friends in the continuing fight against COVID-19.)
“Bagamat maluwag na ang restrictions para sa mga pagtitipon, malaki pa rin ang maitutulong ng pagsunod sa health protocols para maipagdiwang ang Pasko at bagong taon nang may mabuting kalusugan,” the OPS added.
(Even though the restrictions against gatherings have eased, complying with health protocols is still an important way to celebrate Christmas and New Year.)
The OPS reminded the public to continue wearing masks, maintain hand hygiene and practice social distancing.
The public is likewise encouraged to monitor and improve airflow in their houses so that the disease will not spread so easily.
“Siguruhin din na bakunado para sa mas ligtas na pagsasama-sama ngayong Pasko,” Malacañang said.
(Make sure that everyone is vaccinated against COVID-19 for a safer gathering this Christmas.)
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