3 extra vacationers with faux RT-PCR effects nabbed in Boracay
ILOILO CITY – Three vacationers from Silang, Cavite have been apprehended by means of government for the usage of faux opposite transcription-polymerase chain response (RT-PCR) effects to go into Boracay on July 14.
Those apprehended have been a pair, Benjamin P. Pastrana, 64, and his 56-year-old spouse Marichu; and Luisa L. Mingi, 55.
Lt. Col. Don Dicksie de Dios, leader of police of the Malay Municipal Police Station (MPS) in an interview on Thursday, mentioned upon receiving the guidelines from Aklan Provincial Tourist Validating Office that RT-PCR effects have been faux, the 3 vacationers have been instantly extracted the from their lodge, not up to 3 hours after checking-in.
They have been delivered to the provincial quarantine facility within the municipality of Kalibo for swabbing.
Charges for violation of Republic Act 11332 or the Mandatory Reporting of Notifiable Diseases and Health Events of Public Health Concern Act and Article 175 of the Revised Penal Code or falsification of public paperwork and certificate also are being ready towards the 3, De Dios mentioned.
“At the same time the Sangguniang Bayan (SB) of Malay is declaring all tourists with fake certificates as persona non grata,” he added.
The newest apprehensions delivered to 17 the overall choice of vacationers arrested for the usage of faux paperwork to go into the island since June 2021.
De Dios mentioned that confidently, native vacationers who sought after to visit Boracay for a holiday will make certain that the molecular laboratories the place they are going to go through the RT-PCR are accepted by means of the Department of Health (DOH).
“They should not attempt to fake their documents because surely they will be detected by the provincial validation team,” he mentioned.
In case the validation by means of the province is not on time however in a while, their paperwork have been discovered to be unfaithful, then the police extraction group will pull the vacationers out from their lodge.
The vacationers can even shoulder the swabbing prices. (PNA)