A different government agency has declared that organized public events are safe as long as precautionary measures are implemented to fight COVID-19.
The Department of Tourism (DOT), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Department of Health (DOH) announced this in a joint statement issued yesterday.
The statement clarifies an earlier advisory of DOH and other agency urging the public to avoid attending and organizing crowd gathering events, and recommending the cancellation of big events.
Here in Zambales one of the events postponed was the Central Luzon Athletics Association or CLRAA which is a regional meet for athletes in Central Luzon which was schedule next week but was moved by DepEd on March 22 to 28, 2020 which will be held in Iba, Zambales.
They however reminded the public that proper practice of personal hygiene by washing hands regularly, and to seek medical attention in case of flu-like symptoms.