Medical teams requested for the reimposition of stricter lockdown measures in Metro Manila amid the fast improve within the variety of COVID-19 instances, which overwhelmed private and non-private hospitals.
President Duterte heeded their name and imposed modified enhanced group quarantine for 15 days in Metro Manila and the close by provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna and Rizal.
To handle the issue, Gamboa ordered an analysis of medical doctors and different medical personnel caring for sick police personnel.
However he stated asking the President for a timeout for PNP medical staff and law enforcement officials implementing quarantine pointers is out of the query.
“We aren’t licensed to name for a timeout within the PNP. We now have to proceed,” Gamboa stated.
With round 209,000 personnel, Gamboa stated they’ve sufficient manpower to hold out their duties.
Gamboa stated they’d handle the deployment of law enforcement officials to provide their personnel time to relaxation.
He requested PNP medical doctors and different well being staff to stay centered on their duties of caring for their sick colleagues.
“We’re educated to pursue our duties primarily, however considering of your self ought to solely be secondary. What ought to be prime of thoughts is responsibility,” Gamboa stated.
He made the assertion after some PNP medical frontliners informed The STAR that they’re nearing their breaking level and already exhausted due to the surge in COVID-19 instances within the police drive.
A complete of two,283 police personnel have been contaminated with COVID-19. Of the determine, 11 have died whereas 1,251 or 54.79 % have recovered