The City of Naga Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID – 19) Task Force was convened by City Mayor Valdemar M. Chiong for a coordination meeting this morning, February 13, 2020 to discuss COVID-19 updates and concerns.

The meeting was in line with Executive Order No. 5, adopting a Coronavirus Disease-19 Provincial Preparedness and Contingency Plan while creating a Provincial Task Force to help prevent its entry and spread within Cebu; and, Executive Order No. 5-A, adopting the protocols to be strictly observed by passengers entering all seaports. Both executive orders were issued by Cebu Provincial Governor Gwendolyn F. Garcia on February 3 and 6, 2020, respectively.

Mayor Val urged the City of Naga COVID-19 Task Force to act according to these protocols and to put proper coordination mechanisms (among offices and agencies concerned) in place at all times.