Stringent measures now enforced for President Duterte’s health
MANILA - The Presidential Security Group (PSG) under Colonel Jesus P. Durante III said they will implement preventive measures against COVID-19 to ensure the safety of President Rodrigo Duterte and the first (immediate) family.
In a statement released today, the PSG said they will implement a “no-touch” policy between President Duterte and the public.
“Personalities who are expected to get near President Duterte during meetings and events will be thoroughly screened and tested for any illness or symptoms related to COVID-19. These include PSG personnel, politicians and other dignitaries,” the PSG statement disclosed.
Large crowd gatherings with President Duterte as guest of honor and speaker shall be assessed and could be cancelled not only for his safety but also for the attendees. All established health protocols and preventive measures are continuously in effect to all PSG personnel and the entire Malacanang Complex.
The PSG and the Office of the President are observing the preventive measures based on the guidelines set by the Department of Health.
“PSG Troopers, ask for the public’s utmost understanding and cooperation,” the statement concluded. (Melo M. Acuña)
President Rodrigo Duterte. (PNA Photo)