Looks like it's a little safer to head out to shows again.
On Tuesday (02/18), the Philippines' Department of Health, Department of the Interior and Local Government, and the Department of Tourism released a statement on public gathering, writing that it is now safe to organize and attend public gatherings, meetings, and festivals.
DOH, DILG and DOT give public gatherings green light— Visit Philippines (@TourismPHL) February 18, 2020
The DOH, DILG, and DOT announced, in a joint statement, that it is safe to organize and attend public gatherings, meetings and festivals as long as all precautionary measures identified by the DOH are observed. pic.twitter.com/0H89DQnLz2
"The DOH reminds the general public to wash your hands regularly, and to seek medical attention if signs of cough, colds, sore throat, and fever appear," they say in the joint statement. "All preventive and precautionary measures have been put in place by the national government to contain the spread of the COVID-19."
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The release of the joint statement comes in light of the Health Department warning citizens against attending concerts and street parties.
The public should be reminded to regularly wash hands as a precaution.