MECQ stands for modified enhanced community quarantine. Due to the fast increase of Covid-19 patients, Metro Manila declare MECQ last August 4, 2020. From general quarantine to modified quarantine, it’s frightening for everyone.
After declaring the GCQ (general community quarantine), many people exposed to the virus that leads to problems in the country. Every day, more than a hundred cases added in the positive COVID patients.
People lack responsibility and discipline, the frontlines of the hospital are now in huge problems such as lack of isolation room. This problem is hard to handle right now. Everyone is in a panic situation. Many of them are now worrying about their daily life necessities.
Advantage of MECQ
Because of the strict compliance of MECQ, Metro Manila and other nearest province will benefit. Also, it will help to lessen the positive COVID patients. People will prevent to expose in the virus. It will help the frontlines to minimize and accommodate COVID patients.
The establishment needs to close and stop the operation, and only essentials businesses can be open. The transport service is also limited. Only a shuttle and a private vehicle are available.
What to do under MEC Quarantine?
Metro Manila government releases the precautionary measures for workers and medical frontlines about the public guidelines. Before you go outside, you need to wear a face mask and shield. Always obey the one-meter social distancing. Public transport services must assure the passenger alternation chair position. Other than those standard guidelines;
- Always wash your hand.
- Avoid face to face contact.
- Maintain your healthy food diet.
- Beware for people infected by the virus.
Other thank the Philippines, many countries are still handling this kind of situation. President Duterte of the Philippines is thinking and implementing the best method to defeat the virus. The president is asking a favor for everyone to follow the rules.