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Mayor Isko Proposes Dropping Face Shield Rule in Public

An idea long-floated around by Filipinos on social media.
by Ara Eugenio
Jun 2, 2021
Photo/s: Jerome Ascaño

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno on Wednesday said the use of face shields should no longer be required in public spaces, citing its added burden on the pockets of Filipinos already struggling due to the pandemic. 

Supporting an idea long-raised by health experts on social media, Moreno said the Philippines is the only remaining country in the world still requiring face shields as protection against the virus, he said, noting that the country now knows better and should rethink the policy. 

"Dapat ipatigil na ang pag-require ng face shield sa general population at gamitin na lamang sa ospital upang makabawas sa gastusin at intindihin ng taumbayan," he said.

"Tayo na lang ata sa buong mundo ang nagre-require ng face shield sa kalsada. Dapat pag-isipan ulit ito. Marami na tayong natutunan. We should adjust," he added.


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