Gov. Alexander T. Pimentel issued another Executive Order “Placing the Entire Province of Surigao del Sur under Preventive Community Quarantine to Avert Local Transmission of Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19)”, effective 8:00 o’clock in the evening of March 20, 2020 until revoked or lifted, in order to further strengthen safety and preventive measures to combat COVID-19 as per national government directives.
EO 14 specifically discusses the establishment of checkpoints including the entrance/exit points in the province of Surigao del Sur; (1) Brgy. Adlay, Carrascal via Claver, Surigao del Norte; (2) Brgy. Payasan, Lianga via Los Arcos, Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur; (3) Sitio Cutlog, Brgy. Bahi, Barobo via San Francisco, Agusan del Sur; (4) Brgy. San Jose, Bislig City via Trenton, Agusan del Sur; and, (5) Sitio Lomar, Brgy. Sabang, Lingig via Boston, Davao Oriental.
ALL CITY/MUNICIPAL MAYORS AND BARANGAY OFFICIALS in the province of Surigao del Sur must ensure strict compliance to this order.
Mass public transports (buses, vans, jeepneys, tricycles) within the province shall continue in operation. Drivers and helpers of vehicles transporting goods and food products are allowed to enter this province, but they will be subjected to temperature check before entering.
A PROVINCE-WIDE curfew is strictly imposed from 8:00 o’clock in the evening to 5:00 o’clock in the morning.
ALL tourist spots/sites and potential tourist destinations and primary tourism related establishments like travel and tours services, accommodation establishments, and resorts are also temporarily suspended up to April 12, 2020 until further notice. Restaurants, malls and other secondary tourism related establishments are advised to implement daily disinfection protocols.
ALL mass gatherings (meetings, funeral wakes, parties, etc.) and all religious activities done in public shall be prohibited during the effectivity of this Order.
“USA KA TAO TIKLO SA KAPULISAN SA TAGBINA SA PAGHAWID UG ARMAS UG PAGPATAYA SA GINADILI NA SUGAL ”
February 6, 2020 at about 10:30AM, JOSEFINO A LANSANG (arrested), 57yr old, last2 operator, and resident of P6, Santa Juana, Tagbina, SDS was arrested by personnel of Tagbina MPS led by PMAJ EPHRAIM A MEGRENO, OIC after implementation of Search Warrant no 01-2020-T issued by Presiding Judge Hon. Vicente A. Dumbrigue, Jr. for violation of RA 10591 and viol of 9287 and confiscated from the possession and control of said suspect were one unit KG9 (submachine gun) cal 9mm, one pc magazine, 11pcs live ammos of 9mm, 4pcs live ammos of 12 gauge shotgun, assorted gambling parperlania and a cash money in different denomination amounting to 2,355.00 as bet money. Arrested suspect and the confiscated items after inventory and photographed were brought to Tagbina MPS for proper disposition. Lansang will be facing charges for Violation of RA 10591 and 9287. PMAJ MEGREÑO assures that PNP Tagbina will continue police operations against illegal possession of firearms to ensure the safety and security of all Tagbinanhons and will not tolerate this illegal gambling activities.