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Here’s the full guidelines on Luzon-wide ‘total ban’ of public and private transport


Department of Transportation released partial guidelines on commuting and stringent social distancing measures, with other specific details or clarification to be discussed and clarified in another Inter-Agency Task Force meeting to be held later today.

The imposition of Enhanced Community Quarantine regulates food and health services and suspends public transportation to augment strict home quarantine implemented in all households. The following guidelines are effective today until 12 a.m. of April 13.

1. MRT-3, LRT-1, LRT-2, and PNR shall suspend ALL operations.

2. Operations of land transport modes such as public utility buses, jeepneys, taxis, Transport Network Vehicle Service including Grab and Angkas, FX, UV Express, Point-to-Point (P2P) buses, and Motorcycle Taxis shall be suspended.

3. The DOTr aviation sector shall let foreigners depart (outbound) from the Philippines within 72 hours upon the effectivity of the Enhance Community Quarantine.

4. Airport operation shall be limited to outgoing flights carrying foreigners and tourists. Filipinos are not allowed to go outside the country.

5. Inbound flights will only be for repatriating Filipinos.

6. Land, air, and sea travel of uniformed personnel for official business, especially those transporting medical supplies, laboratory specimens related to the COVID-19, and other humanitarian assistance, shall be allowed.

7. Only ONE person per household is allowed to go outside their homes to buy basic necessities. Use of private vehicles for this purpose shall be allowed.

8. Media vehicles and reporters shall be allowed to travel within the community quarantine area, provided that they secure a special media pass from the PCOO.


Source: Manila Bulletin

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