Updates from the June 23, 2020 IATF-EID Briefing


By LCP Secretariat
June 23, 2020 - Quezon City


UPDATES FROM THE JUNE 23, 2020 IATF-EID BRIEFING

 

1. UPDATES FROM THE NATIONAL TASK FORCE

• 62,022 Overseas Filipinos have returned home

• Handling and management of Filipinos in Sandakan, Saba c/o DSWD, DOH, OWWA, and PPA; minimum 400 pax per sortie with 15 days interval; Zamboanga City as the processing area

 

2. IMPLEMENTATION OF LOCALIZED LOCKDOWNS

• NCR: 19

• CAR: 67

• Region IV-A: 2

• Region VII: 19

• Region VIII: 1

• Region X: 5

• Total: 113

 

3. SAP REPORT

• 496 complaints; 728 suspects; 264 cases; 157 filed with Public Prosecutors Office; 61 under investigation; 153 barangay captains involved; 20 barangay captains charged by the Ombudsman

• Full blast distribution of 2nd tranche to be completed this week

• Areas included in the distribution: Benguet, Pangasinan, Region III (except Aurora), NCR, Region IV-A, Albay, Iloilo, Bacolod City, Cebu Province, Zamboanga City, Davao City

 

4. UPDATES ON IATF RESOLUTION NO. 48

• Recalibration of current parameters: focus on case doubling time (CDT) and critical care utilization (CUR)

• Major change: Areas under low-risk classification will still be under MGCQ. There will be no LGU which will be classified under the “new normal.”

• MECQ and MGCQ modifiers: social, economic and security factors; clustering of cases; health system capacity; continuous trend or increasing/decreasing new cases, CUR, CDT

• Updated methodology for LGU appeals for classification

- Daily trend of active cases, number, percent of population

- Percent of close contacts traced, percent of contacts in quarantine

- Number and utilization of community isolation beds

- Have met health system capacity targets and utilization

- COVID Special Teams investigation and results

- Priority areas for segmental lockdown

• Basic reporting parameters to streamline reporting of national epidemiologic picture

- National daily number of cases adjusted for date of report, including the 7-day moving average

- National daily number of cases around the country

- Association of number of daily tests and daily positivity rate

- Time-varying reproduction number

- COVID-19 deaths over time

• Sub-TWG convened to study and address the management of foreign nationals who will be allowed to enter the Philippines for specific purposes

• Dine-in food establishment industries are allowed to operate up to 9:00 p.m.

 

5. IMMEDIATE CONCERNS IN CEBU

• DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu to oversee COVID response in Cebu

• DOH, DILG, and NTF to assist Sec. Cimatu

• Lack of medical personnel in different major hospitals

• Increasing severe and critical cases which affect the healthcare capacity of Cebu City

• Need to increase the capacity of Cebu City and Cebu Province while on ECQ/MECQ

• Need to organize NTF Response Group to enforce quarantine protocols

 

6. CONCERNS IN EASTERN VISAYAS

• NTF visit scheduled on Wednesday

• Will provide PPE, test kits and N95 masks

• Need to mobilize the RIATF and RTF

• LSIs to be tested with PCR

• NTF to inspect labs and quarantine facilities

 

7. ANTI-TERRORISM BILL

• PRRD legal team is studying the bill as it needs to check on constitutional infirmities.

 
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