PAMIMIGAY NG AYUDA NG LGUs, MAAARING MAGING SANHI NG SUPER SPREADER AYON SA DOH

Ni Monica N. Ladisla
Source: PTV News
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Nangangamba ang Department of Health na maaaring magdulot ng “super spreader” ang isinasagawang pamimigay ng ayuda ng mga lokal na pamahalaan sa Metro Manila.

Anila, dapat umanong pagplanuhang mabuti ng mga lokal na pamahalaan ang pamimigay ng cash aid upang maiwasan ang pagkukumpulan ng mga tao sa distribution centers.

“This is a possible super spreader event, especially those in crowded areas and are in enclosed spaces,” pahayag ni Usec. Maria Rosario Vergeire.

Dagdag pa niya, “We have already brought it to the attention of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). We have been flagging such instances we have been seeing.”

Samantala, iniulat din ni Usec. Vergeire na wala pa rin umanong pagbabago sa bilang ng kaso ng COVID-19 sa bansa sa kabila ng ipinatupad na two-week enhanced community quarantine sa NCR Plus.

“We are not seeing a reduction in cases. We are still averaging 10,000 to 11,000 cases per day. We foresee that this may still persist in the coming days,” ani Usec. Vergeire.

Wala rin umano silang inaasahang biglaang surge sa mga darating na buwan. Ito ay matapos ihayag ni Vaccine Czar Carlito Galvez, Jr. kamakailan na maaaring magkaroon ng biglaang pagtaas ng positibong kaso ng COVID-19 sa buwan ng Hunyo o Hulyo.

“We have not received any projection. But we are working on different assumptions, not just for the mid-year but until the end of the year,” ulat ni Usec. Vergeire.

Ayon pa sa kanya, “What he is saying is that we must always be ready for any possible circumstances that cases will rise again in the coming months. This is why the government continues to improve whatever capacity we have when it comes to our health system,”

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