Usec. Bernardo Florece, Jr.

The President has directed this Department to investigate the local chief executives who were inoculated ahead of some medical frontliners. We have issued Show Cause Orders to them and we await their response as part of the due process. We will act on the basis of their responses to the Order.

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) today urged residents of the National Capital Region, Bulacan, Laguna, Cavite, and Rizal to defer non-essential travel to the rest of the country and even within the bubble area to contain the surge of COVID cases in the country.