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NAIC COVID cases rising, health protocols tightened

NAIC, Cavite — As a precautionary measure and for the safety of the residents, local chief executie Junio ‘Jun’ Dualan has decided to temporarily close the municipal hall from February 1 to 5, 2021 for disinfection, according on his post on his official social media page “Municipality of Naic – Mayor Junio Dualan.

The said locality has 26 new cases of COVID based on the latest report of the LGU COVID Bulletin. Seven new cases are from Bgy. Halang, four from Tamalan Balsahan, three in Sabang, two each in Malainen Luna, San Roque and Munting Mapino, and one each in Barangays Ibayo Estacion, Palanque, Nazareno, Ibayong Silangan, Bucana Malaki and Latoria.

Based on the Executive Order no. 05 series of 2021. Business One Stop Shop or BOSS, real property tax payment and tricycle franchise permits are temporarily suspended.

Also closed are MSWD office, Accounting, MENRO, Registry of Deeds and Tourism.

The local Commission on Election Office here is also closed temporarily until further notice.

I advise all municipal employees to undergo home quarantine and avoid wandering around for the safety of all,” said Dualan.

The municipal hall offices will reopen and resume regular office on Monday, February 8, 2021.

Starting February 3, the LGU will implement tight quarantine guidelines to ensure the safety of residents and stop the virus from spreading.

The 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. curfew is back in accordance with Municipal Ordinance no 22 series of 2020 which also covers the operation of business establishments in the locality.

Dualan instructed Local Police Chief Police Lt Colonel Resty Soriano, to strictly implement the wearing of face masks and shields on the streets with corresponding penalties for the apprehended violators.

Actually now po we in Naic PNP, we started implementing na the face mask and face Shield guidelines. Lahat ho na nahuhuli namin ay dinadala namin sa respective barangay kung saan sila nakatira, kapag resisting po ang violators dun lang po naten sila dadalhin sa Detachment for formal filing of their case,” Police Lt. Colonel Resty Soriano said in phone jnterview.

A fine of P1,000 or five-day community service for the 1st offense, P1,500 or five-day community service on 2nd offense; P2,500 or up to seven days or both at the discretion of the court for 3rd offense.

From February 3 to 15, 2021, all types of mass gatherings including Zumba, sporting events, community assembly, religious activities and other types of gatherings like birthdays and reunions are strictly prohibited. The LGU also allows only two passengers per tricycle — one inside and one behind the driver. The public market will be closed and establishments within a 100 meter radius every Monday.

My dear Naiceños, I ask for your notice and cooperation for the welfare and safety of all. As I always say, Let us not be part of the problem, but let us be part of the solution. May God guide us and protect us from the coronavirus or COVID-19,” added Dualan.

The Naic Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office led by George Pinpin has been asked to disinfect the municipal grounds until February 7, 2021.

Naic has a total of 363 COVID with 19 cases, 30 active cases, 345 recoveries and 13 deaths.