Salceda wants IATF to reconsider decision to lift ECQ in Albay

MANILA, Philippines -- Albay 2nd District Rep. Joey Salceda has asked the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) to reconsider its decision to lift the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) due to COVID-19. Salceda explained that as Albay currently has the most cases of COVID-19 in Bicol Region, allowing people to move around may only lead to more problems in terms of local transmissions. He said that 28 out of Bicol's 50 cases are in Albay --- 56 percent of the cases in the whole region when the province only represents 23 of Bicol's population. "The DOH [Department of Health] can verify this if they want to, but based on our estimates, Albay's [reprod...Keep on reading: Salceda wants IATF to reconsider decision to lift ECQ in Albay

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