Ifugao town bolsters quarantine checkpoints
By Marcelo B. Lihgawon
ALFONSO LISTA, Ifugao, June 3 (PIA) – – The local government unit here bolstered the police-manned checkpoints by providing additional manpower for the strict implementation of health protocols.
Mayor Edralin Alipio directed that personnel from the municipal health office, Bureau of Fire Protection, barangay health workers and barangay peacekeepers will augment police officers manning the checkpoints.
“These community quarantine checkpoints shall be maintained at all times. The visibility of “tanods” in every barangay must also be maintained for them to check/inspect that minimum public health protocols are strictly observed,” Alipio said.
The mayor also enjoined barangays Little Tadian, Kiling, San Marcos, Calimag and Bangar to maintain their respective checkpoints being the entry points of the municipality.
The province of Ifugao including Apayao and Benguet are placed under Modified Enhanced Community Qurantine status from June 1 – 15, 2021.
As of June 2, the municipality of Alfonso Lista recorded a total of 258 COVID-19 confirmed cases with 238 recoveries, six deaths and 14 active cases. (JDP/MB-PIA CAR, Ifugao)