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IATF now allows backriding for married couples starting Friday

DILG Secretary earlier announced today that the back-riding will now be allowed, but only for married couples that can present photocopy of their marriage contract.

This is the condition set by the Inter Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Disease (IATF-EID) in allowing pillion riding (backride) starting this Friday, July 10.

Couples should at all times bring a photocopy of their marriage contract and identification cards (IDs) as proofs. Also there should be barriers to separate the driver and passenger, helmets, and facemasks.

Furthermore, it only applies to places that are under GCQ and MGCQ.

 “Simula bukas, papayagan na natin yung backriding sa mga couple at yung prototype model na sinumbmit ni (Bohol) Gov. Arthur Yap, approved na yan ng NTF (National Task Force) at ito yung prototype na gagamitin natin,”

– Año, vice chairman, IATF-EID (in a  Teleradyo interview)

The model presented by Gov. Yap has dividers/barriers with handles between the riders and passengers to contain the spread of COVID-19.



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2 comments

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    Bakit need pa ng barrier?..qng talsik lng ng laway ang inaalala nila, hndi b pwede n face shield n lng ang gamitin??..then magdala n lng ng pangdis-infect pra before sumakay sa motor, dis-infect-an muna ung partner if galing sa ibang lugar kc nman magkasama po sa bahay tapos pagdating sa motor may barrier??..kung concern nila ang hawaan mas concern nman cguro ng bawat isa na hndi makakuha ng virus dahil buhay ng family nila ang nakasalalay.

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    Jelaine Ordiales

    Bkit sa married lang pwede? Hjndi ba pwede yung magka live-in na may anak. Edi ipakita yung birth crrtificate ng bata para patunay..my god nman grabe pahirap sa tao. May helmet nman at face mask tas magkatabi pa sa higaan.. Sana pwede na kahit hibdi kasal

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