By MASIDING NOOR YAHYA
MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur – In view of the sudden spike of Covid-19 positive cases in Marawi City due to the influx of its returning residents either coming from abroad or from other at-risk areas, the city government of Marawi has ordered all business establishments within the city to maintain a guest book where visitors are required to log on their details for proper authorities to use for contact tracing.
In his Executive Order No.2020-039, series of 2020, issued on July 27, Mayor Majul U. Gandamra ordered all establishments, be it private or public offices, commercial establishments, hospitals, schools, and any other establishments within the territorial jurisdiction of the Islamic City of Marawi to maintain a guest record book/logbook stating therein the names, addresses, contact numbers, recent travels, and current temperatures of their guests.
“Such guest record books shall be used by proper authorities as a tool for contact tracing,” Gandamra ordered.
He said, “Violators of this Executive Order shall be dealt with accordingly by the filing of the appropriate cases be it criminal, administrative, or ciil in nature as maybe warranted under existing laws otthe Republic of the Philippines and/or the applicable ordinance/s issued by the Sangguniang Panlungsod of the Islamic City of Marawi.” (RSP)