June 15, 2021

A total of 2.4K people have been charged for violating health policy, according to the DILG.

From June 7 to 13, a total of 2,417 people were charged with violating health procedures during the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) epidemic, according to Interior Secretary Eduardo Año.

Ao stated in a pre-recorded Cabinet meeting with President Rodrigo R. Duterte that they are among the 67,629 health protocol violators caught in the previous week.

51,607 people were assaulted for not wearing face masks, 426 for large gatherings, and 15,596 for violating the physical separation requirements.

The village leaders of MatabungKay in Lian, Batangas, and Kasambagan in Cebu City, according to Ao, are being investigated for claims of huge gatherings.

Meanwhile, the chairwoman of Barangay San Mariano in Sta. Marcela, Apayao was charged with violating Republic Act 11332, or the Mandatory Reporting of Notifiable Diseases and Health Events of Public Health Concern Act, for having a large gathering for a wedding.

“Sa mga naiulat na linggo-related violations, mayroon naman tayong updates na patuloy na pag-usad ng mga reklamong inihain laban sa mga opisyal ng barangay sa Barangay Matictic, Norzagaray, Bulacan; Barangay Kamputhaw, Cebu

Meanwhile, he stated that 25,287 local government units (LGUs) have filed Covid-19 immunization action plans, and 36,006 barangay health emergency reaction teams had been constituted.

He said that there are 27,895 quarantine facilities accessible for Covid-19 patients throughout the country.

“Nais nating paalalahanan na para tayo dumating sa ating tinatawag na normal, ang dapat na ating lahat ng kababayan ay sumunod sa health standard at procedures, ang dapat na ating lahat ng kababayan ay sumunod sa ating tinatawag na Ang ating mga awtoridad ay magpatupad ng lahat ng batas at ordinansa sa buong bansa, as well as ang wastong pagsasagawa ng ating mga LGUs’ Prevent-Detect-Isolate-Treat-Reintegrate plan, as well as ang tuloy-tuloy at mabilis na pagbabakuna. Ito po ang mga susi para bumalik tayo sa regular na buhay at mabuksan nang tuluyan ang ating ekonomiya. Our authorities will ensure that all laws and regulations are followed across the country, as well as the appropriate execution of our LGUs’ Prevent-Detect-Isolate-Treat-Reintegrate plan and constant and speedy immunization. These are the essentials to resuming regular living and fully opening our economy),” he added.

Meanwhile, he noted that from June 6 to 13, police launched 1,095 anti-illegal drug operations.

According to Ao, 32 drug lords surrendered, 1,576 were detained, and 12 were murdered during these operations.

172,387.32 grams of shabu and 256,301.57 grams of marijuana worth PHP1,201,589,964.40 were seized as a consequence of these operations.

In separate raids on Sunday in Paraaque City and Imus, Cavite, combined police and Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency teams confiscated PHP1 billion worth of shabu.

PHOTO: Courtesy of DILG

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