Airport Personnel Infected With COVID-19 IN NAIA: MIAA Reports

MIAA Says Airport Personnel From NAIA Infected With COVID-19

MIAA – Manila International Airport Authority reported three airport personnel from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport were infected with COVID-19.

Just as airlines begin , the MIAA reported three coronavirus cases in the country’s largest airport – NAIA. According to MIAA General Manager Ed Monreal, the patients worked as airport police.

Over the past few months, the local and international flights have been temporarily suspended due to the coronavirus crisis. This was implemented with the aim to contain the spread of coronavirus disease.

Airport Personnel Infected With COVID-19 IN NAIA: MIAA Reports
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Based on an article from ABS-CBN, Monreal stated that one of the personnel already recovered from the virus. Meanwhile, he assured the public that protocols have been placed against the virus.

The protocols that we are implementing ay ayon po sa mga direktiba ng ating mga eksperto

According to previous reports, passengers who have been booked for the day and have complete documents are allowed to enter airports. Moreover, facilities would be disinfected regularly and comfort rooms would have a steady supply of hand sanitizers.

Along with this, social distancing measures would be imposed during lines. Meanwhile, when it comes to sitting arrangements, passengers would be seated on seat apart from each other.

Currently, the Philippines has surpassed the 10,000-mark in its COVID-19 reports. According to the health department, 320 new COVID-19 cases were recorded bringing the tally to 10,004. Moreover, the Philippines had 658 deaths due to the virus with 1,506 recoveries.

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