Health professionals bat for ‘cautious easing’ of COVID-19 quarantine

The Health Professionals Alliance Against COVID-19 (HPAAC) said that the easing of community quarantine restrictions should be done cautiously as thousands of people are still being infected daily with the new coronavirus.


Philippine College of Physicians (PCP) Vice President Maricar Limpin said that community quarantine measures must be eased in a careful manner.

“Ang recommendation natin ay huwag agad-agad mag loosen up ang quarantine measure kasi sa ngayon, mataas pa talaga ang COVID-cases, nandoon palang tayo sa start bumaba [Our recommendation is not to immediately loosen up the quarantine measure because right now, we are still seeing high number of COVID cases. The declining of cases is just starting],” said Limpin, who is also co-convenor of HPAAC, in an online forum Tuesday, September 22.

“Maybe when [it] comes to a point na talagang mababa na ang cases [where the cases are really low] then that’s

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