TACLOBAN CITY – PBGen. Ronaldo De Jesus, Police Regional Office 8 (PRO8) Regional Director, is reiterating that Authorized Persons Outside of Residence (APORs) and all types of cargoes by land, air, or sea are exempt from undergoing mandatory quarantine and testing.
He said that this is based on the provisions of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) Omnibus Guidelines on the Implementation of Community Quarantine in the Philippines, as adopted under E.O. No. 12, series 2020, stating that APORs and cargoes shall be allowed to transit across areas placed under any form of quarantine provided that minimum health standard shall be strictly observed and documentary requirements are complied with.