Bilibid, women’s correctional open for visits
Inmate visitation privileges resumed on Thursday at both the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa City and the Correctional Institution for Women (CIW) in Mandaluyong City as both facilities are now free of COVID-19 cases. Visitations are allowed from Wednesday to Sunday, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., but additional health protocols shall be enforced by the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) to ensure the safety of the persons deprived of liberty, their visitors and the personnel of NBP and CIW. BuCor health and services director Corrections Technical Senior Supt. Maria Cecilia Villanueva said visitors at NBP are required to present a negative antigen test result taken 24 hours before their visit, in addition to the mandatory wearing of face masks. —DEXTER CABALZA
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