Face mask to be optional when outdoors nationwide

Jerome Aning, Kathleen de Villa - @inquirerdotnet 09/08/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The government has decided to make the wearing of face masks voluntary in open spaces nationwide, a major policy shift to relax COVID-19 protocols as the country transitions to the “new normal” of treating…

Chan supports Gwen’s EO but would need to consult team before adopting it

Futch Anthony Inso 06/15/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan is in favor of Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia’s executive order making it optional the wearing of face masks in open and well-ventilated places. Chan, however, said that…

Infectious disease expert: Monitoring CO2 level in enclosed spaces reduces risk of COVID transmission

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Monitoring the carbon dioxide (CO2) level in the air may be the long-term solution to preventing COVID-19 transmission in establishments, schools, and workplaces. International studies show that “the higher the CO2 levels, the…

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