No violations in community curfew yet

The Manila Metropolitan Trial Court (MeTC) has not received any cases yet involving violations of the measures set under the enhanced community quarantine specifically on the imposition of curfews in communities.

“So far, there has been no filing of any case pertaining to the curfew in Manila, ”

Executive Judge Carissa Frondozo said in her report to Court Administrator Jose Midas P. Marquez.

President Duterte placed the entire Luzon including Metro Manila under the enhanced community quarantine following a spike in coronavirus cases in the country.

A memorandum from Malacañang on the enhanced quarantine guides government agencies to ensure the following:

Prohibition of mass gatherings and imposition of strict home quarantine among all households;

Work-from-home arrangement for the executive branch;

Only essential establishments are to remain open (those private establishments providing basic necessities and such activities related to food and medicine production i.e. public markets, supermarkets, groceries, convenience stores, hospitals, medical clinics, pharmacies and drug stores, food preparation and delivery services, water-refilling stations, manufacturing and processing plants of basic food products and medicines, power energy, water and telecommunications)

Suspension of mass public transport facilities;

Restricted land, air and sea travel; and

Labor, social welfare, finance, budget and trade departments to come up with programs for affected workers and businesses. #

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