Sara Duterte: No home quarantine for COVID-19 patients in Davao City

DAVAO CITY — Mayor Sara Duterte clarified that there is no policy in Davao City allowing the home quarantine for COVID-19 patients.

Duterte, on Friday, reacted to the statement made by National Task Force Chief Implementer Carlito Galvez based on the wrong impression that home quarantine is being allowed in the city.

Galvez, who is also the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process, was in Davao City last Wednesday to discuss with the local COVID-19 Task Force the situation and possible interventions.

“If we allow home quarantine, community transmission will follow. If we have community transmission we will have difficulties in stopping COVID,” Galvez said.

The mayor, who w…

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