Travelers to Davao urged not to use fake documents

Subscribe Now December 10, 2020 at 11:22am

DAVAO CITY, Dec. 7 (PIA)- Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio warned travelers not to use bogus documents in going to Davao City.

Speaking in the Davao City Disaster Radio, she stressed even if they are in a hurry, they have the choice to have a certified true copy of their RT-PCR test before boarding the plane or undergo an RT-PCR swab test before going out at the Davao International Airport.

Duterte-Carpio said she will really sue someone who attempts to use bogus documents just to make pass on the airport authorities while the pandemic is going on.

She confirmed the arrest of a person at the Davao International Airport who tried to enter the city using a bogus document.

“One person was arrested at the Davao International Airport using a fake RT-PCR result,” Duterte-Carpio said.

She also said that going out of the city may not require travel authority for local government units which do not require them.

However, Duterte-Carpio clarified that travel authority may be issued when going out Davao City if the LGUs would require them.

She also said that bared that she had an effort to buy vaccines for Davao City.

Duterte-Carpio said that one firm bared they would only sell to the Department of Health.

She said she is negotiating another firm if they are willing to do a phase III clinical trial in Davao City for voluntary testing.

Duterte-Carpio said it will be a lengthy process, but she has to seek approval from the national government.


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